The use of palliative care skills to evaluate and treat physical and psychological symptoms in patients with chronic kidney disease are the focus of this workshop. Tips for incorporating patient-centered goals into the treatment plan and identifying opportunities for quality end-of-life discussion and care are provided. Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information Contact hours available until 9/24/2020. 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: Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care
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. Learning Outcome: Nephrology nurses will describe a plan of care for patients with CKD utilizing palliative care measures when appropriate.
MD, FACP, FAAHPM,
Professor of Medicine, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center;,
Director, Center for Health Ethics and Law