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Fall Meeting 2016

323 - Use of Social Media to Support Home Therapies

Oct 10, 2016 9:15am ‐ Oct 10, 2016 10:45am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00


Are texting, Facebook, and Twitter bad? No, they are useful when they can be used to communicate and support patients, serve as an outlet for emotions, and provide group interaction for individuals facing a new chapter in their lives, one that they may not have been ready to read.

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:

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
  • Kyra Trappett – Employee, DaVita Dialysis

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.

Learning Outcome:
Nephrology nurses can discuss the support systems available on social media for patients on hemodialysis.


Credits Available

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Maria Ramirez-Amancio
2/2/18 9:49 pm

I am glad that our field is recognizing the power and effects of mass media to serve our population better. It certainly helps to educate our patients better who love to use the internet.

William DeGaetano
2/3/18 10:33 am

Thank you.

Darlena James
2/14/18 8:35 am

I would like to download the slides - but the downloaded file displays image errors. Thank you!

Linda Brown
2/16/18 10:33 pm

I see how social media will help our patients to realize there is much support via the social media venues. Shared information is now a 24/7 resource for education & peer support.