This workshop provides nephrology nurses with the background knowledge, skills, and hands-on training to provide more effective education to the chronic kidney disease patient selecting a home modality.
Contact hours available until 4/16/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Speakers, Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Planning Committee: • Annette Hood discloses that she is a member of the Amgen speakers’ bureau. • Denise Murcek discloses other financial/material support as an employee of the VA Medical Center. • Elizabeth St. John discloses other financial/material support as an employee of Fresenius Medical Care. • Kyra Trappett discloses other financial/material support as an employee of DaVita.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: Supported by an educational grant from Baxter Healthcare Corporation.
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.
Objectives: • Describe the surgical site evaluation and peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion procedure. • Assess a maturing exit-site of a peritoneal dialysis patient. • Discuss the components and procedure of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and a cycler. • Compare the components necessary for a home hemodialysis system against a facility based machine. • List the steps to create and implement a home dialysis modality for a patient.