Nephrology patient care is experiencing exciting innovation, including changes in technology, in how we care for patients, and in how patients access care. This session focuses on the need to delay kidney disease progression while also supporting treatment modality decisions. Apps and other technological resources are available to assist patients in managing their care. CVS Kidney Care is used as an example of a patient program that is using innovation to advance education and care for patients with kidney disease.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 8/31/2022.
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
Speaker Disclosures: • Catherine Firanek – Employee, CVS Health
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
ANNA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17499.
ANNA urges participants to be aware of the CNE requirements for relicensure in the states in which they hold a license.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the learner will discuss innovations in changing patient education and care and the potential impact on their own professional practice.