This session provides strategies for dialysis facilities to prepare for emergencies/disasters and reviews available preparedness toolkits for patients and facilities.
Contact hours available until 4/10/19.
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:
• Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care
• Kyra Trappett – Employee, DaVita Dialysis
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Nephrology nurses will be included in the facility emergency disaster plan required by CMS and will have the knowledge and tools necessary to adequately teach patients about available resources, what to do in case of a disaster, the 3-day emergency renal diet, how the facility will coordinate support, and how to manage on their own in case of a disaster.