Childhood CKD has an impact on individuals transitioning to adult care settings. This session focuses on the impact of CKD on growth and development as well as explore options to provide the patient and the family with coping strategies and in-center support as the child and family transition from a pediatric care unit to an adult care setting.
Contact hours available until 9/22/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.
Conference Committee Disclosures: Dawn Koonkongsatian – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care Kristin Larson – Employee, NxStage Medical Denise Murcek – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care Beth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care Lucy Todd – Employee, Baxter Healthcare Kyra Trappett – Employee, DaVita
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
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.
Recognize the impact of CKD on growth and development.
Identify ways to help clients and their families cope with CKD.
Recognize need for transition.
Identify tools for helping with the transition process.