Patient activation – the willingness and ability of a person to manage their healthcare – provides nephrology nurses with a concept and measurement tool to classify people with kidney disease into various activation levels. Applying an individualized approach to patients based on their activation level may increase patients’ self-care and self-management of their disease process.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 5/5/2023.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Paul Bennett, PhD, MHSM, RN, BN, GCertSc – Salary from Satellite Healthcare
There are no other speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: The 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 CEP 17499.
ANNA urges participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.
Learning Outcome: Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to utilize a patient activation system (when appropriate) to determine appropriate interventions and management.
PhD, MHSM, RN, BN, GCertSc,
Director of Research,