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Following Your Treatment Plan: Kidney School Module 4

Following Your Treatment Plan: Kidney School Module 4

Following Your Treatment Plan: Kidney School Module 4

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

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Launch date: 05 Oct 2018
Expiry Date: 01 Oct 2020

Last updated: 05 Oct 2018

Reference: 192774

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Module 4 of Kidney School outlines the key parts of a CKD treatment plan and role of patient.

The purpose of Kidney School Continuing Education courses is to educate renal professionals about the medical and psychosocial impacts of end stage renal disease, as well as patients’ experience of coping with this chronic condition.

Objectives

List the common medications that most dialysis patients need to take
Managing medications
• Blood pressure pills
• Blood sugar (glucose) medicines
• Calcitonin
• ESAs
• Insulin
• Iron
• Phosphate binders
Explain the role of diet and fluid management for people with kidney failure
Managing diet and fluids
• Getting enough calories
• Keeping an eye on protein
• Watching fluid intake
• Tips to fight thirst
• Signs of congestive heart failure
List three aspects of dialysis that patients need to self-manage
Patients need to self-manage:
• Medicine compliance
• Diet and fluid limits
• Dialysis sessions – getting the full treatment
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)
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Reference: 0300-010-2

Faculty and Disclosures

Dori Schatell, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute

Dori Schatell, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute

No relevant financial disclosures.

Additional Contributors

The Kidney School Contact Hour Planning Committee members are: Catherine G. Cox, RN, BSN, MS, Dori Schatell, MS, and Beth Witten, MSW, LSCSW

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