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Nephrology Nurse & Technician Program

This program will provide the latest information on important topics such as transplantation, home therapies, pediatrics and much more! There are pre-conference courses on Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Treatment Therapies, including management and interventions of complications. Take this opportunity to network with your colleagues as well as other members of the healthcare team. So pack your spurs and head to the NKF 2015 Spring Clinical Meetings!

PRE-CONFERENCE COURSES

FULL PROGRAM

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GOAL

To improve patient outcomes by enhancing nephrology nurses' and technicians' knowledge base and skills that will have a direct impact on clinical practice in a variety of settings.

CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION

The National Kidney Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Awarded 30.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education (includes 10.43 contact hours in the area of pharmacology).

The following pre-conference courses have been approved:

Pre-conference Course Contact Hours Pharmacology Contact Hours
Basics of Hemodialysis 3.75 0.17
Basics of Peritoneal Dialysis 3.75 0
Kidney Transplantation 2015 7.75 2.0
Integrated Hemodialysis/Peritoneal Dialysis 8.0 2.5
CKD Management Along the Continuum: FromPredialysisto Policy 7.3 0.3