Cancer is a possible complication in individuals who receive a transplant and may be related to immunosuppression. The known risks for immunosuppressed patients are covered through examples and case studies. Recommended intervals of cancer screening for the general population compared to transplant candidates/recipients are also reviewed.
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 discuss the changing thoughts about cancer screening of organ donors and recipients and the implications of these discussions about who may be considered eligible.
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