This hands-on, practical workshop by a nephrologist-palliative care physician includes a step-by-step approach to advance care planning demonstrated with videos of actual discussions with chronic kidney disease patients, recommendations for when and how to include discussions of the POLST/MOLST/POST form in advance care planning, tips on when and how to bill for advance care planning to effectively utilize codes 99497 and 99498, sample documentation to include in the electronic health record, case discussions, and audience questions.
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 express increased confidence in their ability to participate in shared decision making related to advance care planning in CKD patients.
Professor of Medicine, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center;,
Director, Center for Health Ethics and Law