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NNJ Extra Podcast CNE

001 - Caring for Nephrology Patients and Staff During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences of the Northwest Kidney Centers

‐ Apr 13, 2020 11:00am

Credits: None available.


Listen to "002. Caring for Nephrology Patients and Staff During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences of the Northwest Kidney Centers" on Spreaker.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/13/22.

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:

The presenters reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.

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 discuss ways nephrology nurses can work together other members of the health care team when caring for patients and supporting their staf during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FAAN, FAONL, FACHE, is a Professor at the Cizik School of Nursing, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; the Editor-In-Chief of the Nephrology Nursing Journal; and a Past President of the American Nephrology Nurses Association.

Liz McNamara, MS, RN, is the Vice President of Patient Care Services and the Chief Nursing Officer, the Northwest Kidney Centers at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Suzanne Watnick, MD, is a Professor in the Division of Nephrology, and the Chief Medical Officer, Northwest Kidney Centers, the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. She is a member of ANNA’s Pacific Northwest Chapter.

About NNJ Extra

NNJ Extra is brought to you by the Nephrology Nursing Journal, the official journal of the American Nephrology Nurses Association. NNJ Extra provides expanded content, such as interviews and roundtable discussions related to articles published in the journal and issues in nephrology nursing.


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Kathleen DeConcilio
5/15/20 1:39 pm

Lots of credit goes to these speakers getting the staff and patients thru the on-set of the pandemic in the USA

Lucy Cooper
9/18/20 12:41 pm

Great facilitating, Beth !

Edith Lee
12/29/20 7:46 pm

Good resource of information in the years to come.

Hyunsook Seo
4/19/21 3:03 pm

Thank yo so much for sharing the leadership experience.

Mary Bartunek
1/24/22 8:44 am


Elaine Hathaway
3/31/22 9:37 am

I will once again state that I am forever grateful for the leadership that North West Kidney Centers leadership team took on from the beginning of the Covid pandemic in providing a example on a Global level in providing excellent quality care to patients. That has been life altering.lifetime experience of support in overcoming the ongoing opportunity through the science and education for providing dialysis to our patients.

Cristian Zambrana
7/4/22 12:41 pm

very imformative with exellent contexts

Michele DeSimone
7/8/22 6:26 pm

very informative

Rochelle Mungcal
12/19/22 6:06 pm

Provide good information on patients and staff regarding COVID Pandemic and very helpful on my Nursing career.