Dr. Gura returns this year to discuss research, progress, and patient care implications related to the wearable artificial kidney. Nancy Colobong Smith will share a nursing perspective and her involvement with the patient study.
Contact hours available until 5/4/18.
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.
Objectives: - Discuss the need for innovations in dialysis and development of WAK. - Describe potential roles for Nephrology Nurses in research. - Discuss how new options for dialysis modality may improve patient quality of life. - Describe next steps in the WAK project.