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Liver-Renal Connection: Hepatitis Part II

‐ Apr 21, 2013 10:00am

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): Norah Terrault – Consultant, Bristol Myers Squibb, Merck, Siemens; Grant Support, Eisai, Novartis; Grant Support/Consultant, Abbott, Bitotest, Genentech, Gilead, Roche, Vertex

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

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 anatomy and physiology of the hepatic system
• Compare and contrast the types of hepatitis seen in the patient with CKD.
• Describe expected disease progression in the various types of hepatitis
• Outline the differential diagnosis, work up and monitoring of the CKD patient with hepatitis
• List pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions in the care of the patient with hepatitis
• Outline the specifics of hepatitis treatment and management in relationship to the patient with CKD including dialysis and transplantation.
• Illustrate an innovative plan of care for the management of hepatitis.


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