Upon completion of the module the nurse will be able to:
• Describe important historical events associated with advancements in hemodialysis and access methods.
• Describe 3 types of vascular accesses used in hemodialysis.
• Describe the advantages, disadvantages and complications of each vascular access method.
• Discuss important patient care considerations associated with the care of the vascular access site.
The Philips Healthcare Learning Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15050 for 2.5 Contact Hours.
This program has been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider No. 50-11991) for 2.0 Contact Hours. CE Broker Course Tracking No. 20-332680
This program has been approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (Provider No. WV2011-0570RN) for 2.5 Contact Hours.