Dialysis Updates

CME/CE Activity

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation*, an accredited provider by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and an accredited provider by the Association for Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education to physicians, nurses/dialysis technicians, dietitians and social workers respectively. In addition, individual activities are approved on an activity specific basis for family physicians, advanced practitioners (nurse practitioners and physician assistants), pharmacists, certified case managers, certified rehabilitation counselors, and other specialties.

*Activity approvals: Prior to January 2012 through the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA); January 2012-December 2012 through the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA).

Available through
Feb 16, 2019
This activity will provide current evidence-based practice/research on how to maintain functionality of central venous catheters for hemodialysis, as well as methods for trouble shooting. Functions and safety features of the dialysis delivery system will be discussed, and learners will be presented with information so that they will be able to recognize signs of low blood pressure during their patients treatment and how they can prevent loss of consciousness.
Approved for: 1.5 **
Faculty: Lynda Ball, MSN, RN, CNN; Christine Oberg, RN, CNP, AGACNP-BC, MSN
Cost: Free for NKF Members / $25 for non-members