Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Speaker, Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Arshia Ghaffari – Consultant/Speaker’s Bureau, Baxter Healthcare, DaVita Healthcare Partner
Planning Committee: • Annette Hood discloses that she is a member of the Amgen speakers’ bureau. • Denise Murcek discloses other financial/material support as an employee of the VA Medical Center. • Elizabeth St. John discloses other financial/material support as an employee of Fresenius Medical Care. • Kyra Trappett discloses other financial/material support as an employee of DaVita.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.
Objectives: • Compare and contrast urgent start peritoneal dialysis (PD) and central venous catheter initiated in-center hemodialysis (ICHD) regarding cost and clinical out comes. • Review institutional infrastructure requirements for a successful urgent start PD program. • Integrate nursing roles and responsibilities with protocols and procedures requisite for a successful urgent start PD program.