This session covers considerations for patients with chronic kidney disease related to vaccinations, with emphasis on COVID-19 vaccines. Participants gain a deeper understanding of vaccine acceptance and vaccine hesitancy.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 5/10/2025.
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: Christine Corbett, DNP, FNP-BC, CNN-NP, FNKF – Consultant/Speakers Bureau for GSK Anemia. Leah Foster Smith, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CNN-NP, FNKF – Owner and Chief Education Officer for Interactive Nephrology There are no other Planning Committee disclosures to declare. Speaker Disclosures:
Rasheed Balogun - Speaker's Bureau, Vifor Pharma
There are no other 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: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to articulate the implications of vaccine hesitancy for nephrology patients and new approaches to address vaccine hesitancy in the dialysis unit.
MD, FACP, FASN, HP (ASCP),
Medical Director and Professor,
University of Virginia Health System