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020 - Home Is Where the Health Is: Improving Our Knowledge and Skills in Home Modalities

‐ Apr 13, 2014 7:45am

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.

• 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.


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