This session provides an overview of the rules/laws of kidney allocation in the United States, how to assist patients in identifying a living donor, and the safe use of social media during this process.
Contact hours available until 9/25/19.
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 understand U.S. laws of organ allocation, who can be a living donor, and various strategies that could be taught to patients who desire to approach family and other potential organ donors.