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Save the Vein: What Nurses Need to Know

Jan 25, 2011 6:00pm ‐ Jan 25, 2011 7:00pm

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Standard: $20.00



  • Identify CKD patients with a need for education related to vein preservation.
  • Analyze the tools and skills nephrology nurses must exhibit in order to adequately prepare patients for preserving their veins for an AV fistula.
  • Design a plan to educate patients about the importance of being actively involved in their care inanticipation of the eventual need for hemodialysis.
  • Summarize the importance of vein preservation for patients with CKD stages 3-5.

Original design/concept was created by Qsource, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for Tennessee, under Medicare's Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) pilot project, funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).


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Roderick Lorenzo
3/10/20 12:04 pm

Great presentation.