If you are interested in creating an apheresis program at your facility, this session is for you! The session covers the fundamental requirements to start an apheresis program as well as the importance of determining the appropriate patient population for this treatment. Considerations related to budgeting, equipment, supplies, staffing, billing, and reimbursement are also reviewed.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 5/5/2023.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
ANNA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17499.
ANNA urges participants to be aware of the CNE requirements for relicensure in the states in which they hold a license.
Learning Outcome: Upon completing this session the learner will describe the elements needed to develop an apheresis program including staff, budget, equipment, and patient care considerations.
MD, FACP, FASN, HP (ASCP),
Medical Director and Professor,
University of Virginia Health System