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Help, I Need Dialysis! How to Have a Good Life with Kidney Disease

Help, I Need Dialysis! How to Have a Good Life with Kidney Disease

Help, I Need Dialysis! How to Have a Good Life with Kidney Disease

Dori Schatell, MS
Dori Schatell, MS
on behalf of Medical Education Institute

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Launch date: 03 Oct 2018
Expiry Date: 31 Oct 2022

Last updated: 22 Nov 2020

Reference: 192763

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Description

By completing this activity, the learner will be able to describe all the dialysis modality options currently available in the US, explore the pro’s and con’s of each modality option, link each modality with lifestyle choices and to outline the dialysis professional’s role in providing outstanding home dialysis education.

FOR UNITED STATES OF AMERICA PURCHASERS ONLY: After purchasing this course, you can email us at [email protected] to receive a free print copy of the book, "Help, I Need Dialysis!" In your email, you must include your name (as it appears on your user account for this site), mailing address (United States addresses only), and phone number.

Objectives

Describe normal homeostasis and symptoms due to loss of homeostasis in chronic kidney disease
I. Homeostasis and symptoms of loss due to CKD
A. Normal kidney function and fluid balance, electrolyte balance, bone function, removal of wastes, and red blood cell development
B. Symptoms of kidney failure
C. Causes of chronic kidney disease
D. Stages of chronic kidney disease
Explain the principles of dialysis
I. Principles of dialysis
A. Type and function of dialysis membranes
B. Function of dialysate
C. Definition of osmosis and diffusion
D. Descriptions of peritoneal dialysis access
E. Descriptions of hemodialysis access
Describe standard in-center hemodialysis and its impact on a patient’s lifestyle
I. In-center hemodialysis
A. Treatment process
B. Patient lifestyle considerations
C. Benefits and complications
D. Choosing a dialysis clinic
Describe peritoneal dialysis and its impact on a patient’s lifestyle
I. Peritoneal dialysis
A. Treatment process
B. Patient lifestyle considerations
C. Benefits and complications
Describe short daily hemodialysis and its impact on a patient’s lifestyle
I. Short daily hemodialysis
A. Short daily dialysis treatment process
B. Patient lifestyle considerations
C. Benefits and complications
Describe nocturnal hemodialysis and its impact on a patient’s lifestyle
I. Nocturnal hemodialysis
A. Nocturnal dialysis treatment process
B. Patient lifestyle considerations
C. Benefits and complications
Describe the system of dialysis care in the United States
I. System of dialysis care in the United States
A. ESRD Networks
B. Payment methods
Dori Schatell, MS

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Dori Schatell, MS
on behalf of Medical Education Institute

Medical Education Institute, Inc. Executive Director, Dori Schatell has a passionate commitment to patient self-management and over 30 years experience in the renal industry. She is the writer/editor of more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, booklets, books, fact sheets, and other pieces, as well as a national speaker and policy advocate.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 5.00 Hours

Faculty and Disclosures

Additional Contributors

This activity's Contact Hour Planning Committee members are: Catherine G. Cox, RN, BSN, MS, Dori Schatell, MS, and Beth Witten, MSW, LSCSW

Conflicts Declared

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