This presentation is designed to help non-nephrology nurses, who are caring for patients with or at-risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD), learn more about the disease and its therapies. We give an overview of the challenge of helping patients with advanced care planning, symptom management, and end of life care.
Learning Outcome: After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to state an ability to utilize a professional approach to end of life care and/or hospice care by utilization of correct resources for patients with CKD.
Author: The content of this module was authored by Debra Castner APN-c, CNN.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 3/12/23.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: An education grant for this project was provided by CVS Kidney Care.
Accreditation Statement: American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is accredited 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.