Perceptions and Practices of Nephrology Nurses Working in Home Dialysis: An International Survey

Perceptions and Practices of Nephrology Nurses Working in Home Dialysis: An International Survey

Identification: nnj_so_19A1
Issue: September-October 2019
Volume: Vol. 46, No. 5
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 10/31/2021
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Contact hours available until 10/31/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Nephrology Nursing Journal Editorial Board Statements of Disclosure:
In accordance with ANCC governing rules Nephrology Nursing Journal Editorial Board statements of disclosure are published with each CNE offering. The statements of disclosure for this offering are published below.

Paula Dutka, MSN, RN, CNN, disclosed that she is a coordinator of Clinical Trials for the following sponsors: Amgen, Rockwell Medical, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Akebia Therapeutics, and Dynavax Technologies.

Norma J. Gomez, MBA, MSN, CNNe, disclosed that she is a member of the ZS Pharma Advisory Council.

All other members of the Editorial Board had no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN, Nephrology Nursing Journal Editor, and Sally Russell, MN, CMSRN, CPP, ANNA Education Director.

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 a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

This CNE article meets the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission’s (NNCC’s) continuing nursing education requirements for certification and recertification.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to identify global nephrology nurses’ views and home dialysis policies to highlight and compare certain aspects of international home dialysis programs.

Learner Engagement Activity:

For background information on this topic, view the session in the ANNA Online Library entitled, “Home Hemodialysis: Patient-Centered Dialysis While Maintaining Safety and Efficacy,” presented by Lisa Koester Weidemann, at ANNA’s 2018 Nephrology Nursing Practice, Management, & Leadership Conference. Retrieved from (Additional costs may be associated).


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Yvette Olivier
9/1/21 10:17 am

Good article

Peggy Moloney
9/1/21 5:05 pm


Dawn Severin
9/2/21 8:28 am

Good information why Home Dialysis has fewer patients due to financial aid or support

Holli Kiuhara
9/2/21 3:37 pm

Great article, thank you

Faniel Namata
9/2/21 5:12 pm

Good article.

Sau Ling Koo
9/6/21 8:58 am

will read more information

9/7/21 4:19 pm

It is very interesting article regarding home dialysis. Thank you

Jimmy Delantar
9/8/21 8:11 pm

Very Informative for a global perspective. One must learn, however that every country have different ways of accessing financial health and carers' support. So that individual circumstances must still be considered prior to the choice of treatment.

Noreen Taylor
9/12/21 8:17 am

Reinforces the need for home dialysis.

Amanda Davis
9/12/21 9:47 pm

Interesting view of global outlooks on home therapy.

Vicky Villegas-Salcedo
9/14/21 10:37 am

The study provided information on the challenges of HHD from the patients and healthcare providers

Nadene Lemons
9/15/21 12:05 pm

This was an interesting article

Bienvenido Cabie
9/19/21 7:09 am

Great article