This clinical workshop focuses on heart failure in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), including clinical manifestations, treatment options such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and left ventricular assist device (LVAD), and potential complications. Heart/kidney transplantation, including criteria, postoperative care, and possible outcomes, are also addressed.
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.
Conferences Committee Disclosures:
- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care
- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.
ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.
Nephrology nurses will state an increased comfort level in caring for patients on CRRT or hemodialysis as well as ECMO or LVADs, for instance, as treatment for heart failure.
MSN, ANP-C, RN,
Heart Transplant and LVAD Nurse Practitioner,
UNC Healthcare - UNC Center for Transplant Care, Durham, NC