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Welcome Home: Improving Knowledge and Education of Home Modalities

‐ Apr 21, 2013 10:00am

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 4/24/2015

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee:
Kristin Larson – Consultant, Nephrology Clinical Solutions; Employee, Affymax; Other financial support, Kristin M. Larson, RN, MSN, LLC; Sandy Bodin – Employee, Affymax; Dawn Koonkongsatian – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care; Elizabeth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
Supported by an educational grant from Baxter Healthcare Corporation.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by ANNA or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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.
• Perform a peritoneal dialysis exchange.
• Examine and set up a cycler system.
• Examine and set up a home hemodialysis system.


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