Bariatric surgery has associated risks that are compounded in patients with CKD. Bariatric surgical techniques and outcomes will be covered, with emphasis on how to adapt these techniques and outcomes to the care of patients with CKD. Long-term expectations are also discussed.
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.
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 ability to plan care for CKD patients who have had, or require, bariatric surgery.
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
Cleveland Clinic Akron General