This module focuses on the care of patients prior to, during, and following a kidney transplant. Included is information about the criteria to be met to be eligible for a transplant, the considerations for patients during the time of waiting for a transplant, the pre-op and post-operative care - both immediate and long term - required for and by patients that have received a transplant. Medical, pharmaceutical, and psychosocial nursing care is included.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/12/2023.
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:
Author and Reviewer Disclosures:
There are no author or reviewer disclosures to declare.
Speaker Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
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.
After completing this learning activity, the participant will have increased depth of knowledge about the care pre-and post-Transplant and improved preparedness for the NNCC certification exam.