New research shows that fluid balance in the dialysis patient population impacts mortality rates. Do your hemodialysis machines have the equipment to assist you in precisely monitoring the fluid balance in patients? Not sure you understand the details of using this equipment fully to provide the best outcomes for your patients? Learn about the equipment, see it, touch it – and ask questions to improve your skills in the use of fluid monitoring equipment.
Contact hours available until 9/22/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.
Conference Committee Disclosures: Dawn Koonkongsatian – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care Kristin Larson – Employee, NxStage Medical Denise Murcek – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care Beth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care Lucy Todd – Employee, Baxter Healthcare Kyra Trappett – Employee, DaVita
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education 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.
Determine the implications for use of fluid balance monitoring.
Demonstrate the implications of patient scenarios with fluid balance monitoring.
Review the actions to intervene by the bedside clinician in response to the blood volume monitoring device.