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173 - Water Treatment 101: Improving Nursing Knowledge

‐ May 2, 2016 4:30pm

Credits: None available.

Analyze how common water treatment systems function, the impact of water contaminants on hemodialysis patients, and the nurse’s role in oversight.

Contact hours available until 10/10/18.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Denise Murcek – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
• Dawn Koonkongsatian – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
• Melissa Nesmith-Vester – Employee, Aegerion
• Elizabeth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
• Kyra Trappett – Employee, DaVita
• Kimberly Waugh – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

• Discuss why water is treated for hemodialysis.
• Analyze water contaminants and their impact on the hemodialysis patient.
• Explain the functions of common water treatment components and the nurse’s role in oversight.


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Jocelyn Mamaril
2/2/17 8:13 pm

great job guys !

Lorraine LaFreniere
2/5/17 6:57 am

cannot get to the content. I find it very difficult to the literature. it was so much easier before. Lorraine;LaFreniere RN,BSN

Toni Smachetti
2/6/17 12:47 pm

Program did not start from the beginning of the presentation. Fortunately I knew enough about RO water systems to understand all the content discussed from the middle of the presentation. Provide a good overview of RO water systems.

Melissa Wilkins
2/6/17 6:21 pm

Great review

Teresa Lockhart
2/7/17 2:29 pm

This was a very nice over view and I think all nurses should review this information.

Rosanita Toledo
2/8/17 4:23 pm

Everything mentioned about water treatment interest me.

Gratiela Stoian
2/8/17 7:11 pm

Excellent information! Thank you!

Dee Wilson
2/9/17 9:41 am

The company I work for stress staff must learn water system and checks. I feel very lucky to work for the company I work for. The above review helped me to confirm information that I have already learned.

Rae Villarin
2/11/17 11:05 am

Great Job ! Can I save the presentation ( video ) on my desktop ?

Elizabeth McDonough
2/16/17 10:34 am

good review

Tracy Hutchinson
2/16/17 3:02 pm


Janet Taylor
2/21/17 3:22 pm

Great review!

Susan Carter
2/28/17 10:26 pm

This is an excellent lecture . May I Get permission to let the staff in my dialysis unit listen to this lecture on Water Treatment ?