Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is being done more frequently in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). This session addresses the benefits of PD in SNFs, pitfalls to avoid when starting a program, staff and patient education, as well as communication and collaborative care planning as essential components of a program’s success.
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 be more comfortable teaching staff in skilled care facilities about the peritoneal dialysis (PD) modality and how to safely carry out the PD exchange.
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