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National Symposium 2013

The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) and Practice Monitor (DPM): Evidence-Based Outcomes for Nephrology Nursing Practice

Apr 23, 2013 11:15am ‐ Apr 23, 2013 12:30pm

Standard: $20.00
Members: $0.00


For over 15 years DOPPS has been collecting data on international hemodialysis practices. The bundled Prospective Payment System in the United States has generated concerns regarding potential negative practice changes. DOPPS has now launched a Practice Monitor (DPM) to monitor changes in practice delivery and outcomes. The information garnered in this session will be relevant to nephrology nurses attempting to optimize practice with constrained resources.

Contact hours available until 4/24/2015

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:
No commercial support or sponsorship declare.

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.

• Outline the DOPPS mission, infrastructure, and scientific output.
• Discuss the current state of the evolving bundled prospective payment system and changes for maintenance dialysis.
• Describe the relationships between practice patterns and patient outcomes.
• Identify emerging trends from DPM and evidence-based outcomes for nephrology nursing practice.


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