The speaker presents original research findings around the correlation of poor oral health to overall poorer general health and decreased quality of life for patients on hemodialysis. Implications for nephrology nursing practice is discussed.
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: 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: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss oral health status and oral health needs, barriers to receiving oral health care, and opportunities to positively impact health-related quality of life in their patients.