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Understanding The End Stage Renal Disease Treatment Choices (ETC) Model

Credits: None available.

The End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Treatment Choices (ETC) Model is intended to encourage greater use of home dialysis and kidney transplants for Medicare beneficiaries with ESRD, while reducing Medicare expenditures and preserving or enhancing the quality of care furnished to beneficiaries with ESRD. Both modalities have support among health care providers and patients as preferable alternatives to in-center hemodialysis but have been used less than in other developed nations. The Model began on January 1, 2021 and applies to approximately 30% of all facilities across the United States.

This webinar is aimed at staff nurses and patient care technicians working in the in-center hemodialysis arena and will break down the ETC models goals in to a simple and understandable format. It will also discuss the roles and responsibilities of the in-center staff.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 3/8/24.

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:

Planning Committee Disclosures:

There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no speaker disclosures to declare.

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

Accreditation Statement:
The 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 CEP 17499.

ANNA urges participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.

Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this activity the learner will have increased engagement in working toward meeting the outcomes of the ETC model.

Credits Available

Understanding The End Stage Renal Disease Treatment Choices (ETC) Model