This comprehensive workshop begins with an overview of wound assessment, treatment, and skin failure, particularly in renal patients with concomitant diseases. Discussion then focuses on skin/tissue concerns and wounds associated with herpes zoster and calciphylaxis as well as the implications for nursing care.
Contact hours available until 4/18/2020.
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.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: • Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
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.
Learning Outcome: Nephrology nurses have an increased level of confidence in caring for patients with calciphylaxis.
MD, FACP, FASN, HP,
Medical Director and Professor,
University of Virginia Health System