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2021 Nephrology Nursing Practice, Management, & Leadership Conference

020b - End-of-Life Issues: Caring for Our Patients and Ourselves - Utilization of Advance Care Planning in Practice

Sep 16, 2021 10:15am ‐ Sep 16, 2021 11:45am

Credits: None available.


This workshop addresses various aspects of caring for nephrology patients facing the end of life, including a review of palliative care, hospice care, and advance care planning and when to consider discussing these options with patients and families. Explore the challenges to nurses of dealing with the ethical, moral, and clinical determinants that may surround end-of-life conversations and the emotional consequences of a patient’s death.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 9/19/2023.

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 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:

After completing this educational activity, the learner will have the ability to discuss advance care planning with patients based on patients' values, goals, and preferences.


  • Roxanne Roth, DNP, RN, CNE, Assistant Professor, Madonna University

Credits Available

End-of-Life Issues: Caring for Our Patients and Ourselves - Utilization of Advance Care Planning in Practice

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