Did you know tobacco is a major factor in kidney dysfunction? If not, this session provides you with the information you need to be fully informed. The types and prevalence of tobacco use are highlighted followed by an in-depth review of the physiologic effects of tobacco use on the kidney. Evidence-based cessation methods and patient education resources are covered.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 5/25/2024.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare. Speaker Disclosures: There are no speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support: No commercial support 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: Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to educate others about the physiologic effects of tobacco on the kidneys.
DNP, APRN, CNN-NP, FNP-BC, FNKF,
Clinical Coordinator for Ambulatory Care,
Hershel "Woody" Williams VAMC