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Nephrology Nursing Practice, Management, & Leadership Conference 2017

243 - Getting from Here to There: Transportation Concerns for Patients with CKD

Sep 24, 2017 4:00pm ‐ Sep 24, 2017 5:00pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00


There are numerous transportation safety concerns related to the CKD population, especially in the transportation of ESRD patients to and from dialysis appointments. In the ever-changing care delivery systems for nephrology patients, coordination of transportation services can become extremely challenging and create time insufficiencies for staff. This multifaceted presentation will increase your knowledge base on transportation services, funds that are available for patients, and ways to improve efficiency of staff time in coordination of such efforts.

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.

Accreditation Statement:

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.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will describe a new process for investigating options for transportation services for their patients.


  • Jodi Conti, BSN, RN, Director, Care Management, Fresenius Health Partners, Austin, TX
  • Felicia Speed, LMSW, VP of Social Work Services, Fresenius Kidney Care

Credits Available

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