Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Fluid Management and Ultrafiltration Rate

Fluid is the leading cause of hospitalizations and re-hospitalizations for patients on dialysis. This activity will discuss how to assist patients with management of fluids. It will also include a patient perspective on the real-life barriers to managing fluids. Participants will learn how to engage patients in their care, tips on managing interdialytic fluid gains, CMS guidelines, depression and motivational interviewing techniques.

Target Audience

  • Physician
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Social Workers
  • Dialysis Technicians
Method of Participation:

Learners will review the materials on accreditation information, target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure information; complete the pre-test; review the video content; complete the post-test (minimum score of 70% required; learners will only have 3 attempts to pass the post-test) and evaluation to successfully earn credit.

If you participated in the live symposium Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Fluid Management and Ultrafiltration Rate on May 11, 2019 and claimed credit, you should not claim credit for this endured activity.

Learning Objectives

After participation in this activity, learners will be better able to:

  • Describe dietary approaches for limiting fluid and sodium intake
  • Identify risk factors and complications associated with fluid, describe interventions for improved fluid control
  • Develop and IDP team plan for fluid management
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AANP Contact Hours
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 1.50 CDR CPEUs
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 IPCE (Interprofessional Continuing Education)
Course opens: 
11/15/2019
Course expires: 
11/15/2021
Cost:
$35.00
Rating: 
0
Faculty Disclosures

Megan Buckendahl, RDN
Nutrition Services, Program Manager, Lead Dietitian 
DaVita Healthcare Partners 
Fort Collins, Colorado 
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Maarika Sterling, RN, BS, MS, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner
Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Kathryn Aebel-Groesch, MSW, LCSW
Manager, Social Work Services
DaVita
St. Louis, MO
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Planning Committee Disclosures

Beth Morlang, RD, LDN, FNKF
Central Florida Kidney Centers
Palm Bay, FL
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Marianne Neumann, RN, CNN
Clinical Manager
Albany Regional Kidney Center
Rensselaer, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Jessica Joseph, MBA
Senior Vice President, Scientific Operations
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Kathryn Troy, MPH
Senior Continuing Medical Education Manager
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Declaration of Disclosure:

It is the policy of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME/CE activities. Any individual who has control over CME/CE content is required to disclose to learners prior to the activity any relevant financial relationship(s) they may have with commercial interests supporting this activity or whose products or devices are discussed in this activity.  

If, on the basis of information disclosed, a perceived conflict exists, resolution will be achieved based on NKF's Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Policy.

Unlabeled/Investigational Use:

During their presentations, faculty may discuss an unlabeled use or an investigational use not approved for a commercial product. Each faculty member is required to disclose this information to the audience when referring to an unlabeled or investigational use.

In support of improving patient care, the National Kidney Foundation is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician

The National Kidney Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Practitioner, Nurse and Dialysis Technician

Awarded 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Physician Assistant 

The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.  

Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Dietitian

 The National Kidney Foundation is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).  CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.5 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

 

 

Social Worker

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the National Kidney Foundation is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The National Kidney Foundation maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits.

Licensed social workers should contact their individual jurisdiction to review current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.
 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AANP Contact Hours
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 1.50 CDR CPEUs
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 IPCE (Interprofessional Continuing Education)

Price

Cost:
$35.00
Please login or register for a PERC account to take this course.

Disclaimer:

The faculty and National Kidney Foundation (NKF) do not recommend the use of any pharmaceutical, diagnostic test, or device outside of the labeled indications as approved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Information contained in this NKF educational resource is based upon current data available at the time of publication. Information is intended to help clinicians become aware of new scientific findings and developments.  This NKF educational resource is not intended to set out a preferred standard of care and should not be construed as one. Neither should the information be interpreted as prescribing an exclusive course of management.

Variations in practice will inevitably and appropriately occur when clinicians take into account the needs of individual patients, available resources, and limitations unique to an institution or type of practice. Every healthcare professional making use of information in this NKF educational resource is responsible for interpreting the data as it pertains to clinical decision making in each individual patient.

Required Hardware/software

System requirements can be found here.

Contact Information:

For any questions concerning this activity, please send an email to CMEinfo@kidney.org or call NKF at 1-800-622-9010.

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For additional professional education resources, contact NKF at 1-800-622-9010 or visit https://www.kidney.org/professionals