Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Planning Committee: Kristin Larson – Consultant, Nephrology Clinical Solutions; Employee, Affymax; Other financial support, Kristin M. Larson, RN, MSN, LLC; Sandy Bodin – Employee, Affymax; Dawn Koonkongsatian – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care; Elizabeth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: • Supported by an educational donation from Amgen. • Grant/research support from Sanofi/Genzyme, Amgen, and Pfizer; other financial/material support from Abbott and Genzyme.
Non-Endorsement of Products: Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by ANNA or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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: • Examine the pathophysiology of catheter-related sepsis. • Discuss strategies that can be implemented before, during, and after catheter insertion to successfully reduce the rate of sepsis. • Analyze case studies to determine the impact of catheter-related sepsis on erythropoiesis. • Develop a surveillance program to decrease the rate of catheter-related sepsis.