Has your facility been trying to implement a "buttonhole" program, but you're not sure where to start? During this session, you will review cannulation and practice the technique on a simulation model. Join us as we explore this method of cannulation for the hemodialysis patient.
Contact hours available until 9/22/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Lynda Ball – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Conference Committee Disclosures: Dawn Koonkongsatian – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care Kristin Larson – Employee, NxStage Medical Denise Murcek – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care Beth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care Lucy Todd – Employee, Baxter Healthcare Kyra Trappett – Employee, 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.
Identify patients who may be high-risk candidates for the buttonhole technique.
Discuss the need for additional skin disinfection to prevent buttonhole infections.
Discuss measures to utilize to successfully insert blunt needles in a patient experiencing the “after the weekend effect.”