Even though many of our patients are on dialysis therapies, we may not have spoken to them about their wishes at the end of life. Although inevitable, it is an area many nurses and other team members are not comfortable discussing. This session will focus on how to broach the subject and tools to guide the process.
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 develop skills that enable them to initiate difficult conversations with patients and families regarding therapy goals and beyond.