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52nd National Symposium 2021

OD05 - An Interview with Njeltje Gedney, Home Dialyzor and Patient Advocate

May 1, 2021 1:00pm ‐ May 1, 2021 2:30pm

Credits: None available.

Members: $30.00
Standard: $40.00


This session features a patient’s journey from in-center hemodialysis to home hemodialysis, including adjustments to the dialysis prescription to enable the patient to feel healthy and energized rather than drained and exhausted. Steps throughout the journey, such as self-cannulation, are shared so the nephrology nurse can appreciate the perspective from the other side of the bed.

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:
There are no 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 discuss the patient perspective of the CKD journey and patient advocacy techniques.


Credits Available

An Interview with Njeltje Gedney, Home Dialyzor and Patient Advocate

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Michelle Gilliland
5/3/21 4:19 pm

Amazing insight to patient experience.

Malgorzata Mazur
5/5/21 5:49 pm

I love to hear from the actual patient. That's a great presentation. Thank you Ms Njeltje!!!

Janet Thrower
1/30/22 2:39 pm

Excellent information! Thank you for this interview. Very helpful in hearing your perspective. Keep up the GREAT Work!!