Traditionally, older adults on dialysis have been considered higher risk than younger patients. Dr. Hain shares information about newer treatment models for older adults with end-stage renal disease and explores the concept of palliative dialysis in this important session for nurses who care for older patients.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.
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.
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: After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to educate patients and significant others about palliative dialysis in older adults and the implications for their care and comfort.
PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FNKF,
Professor, DNP Program Director,
Florida Atlantic University, College of Nursing