Aquapheresis Therapy

Recorded Webinar
Expiration Date: February 2015


Purpose Statement

The purpose of this webinar is to promote a better understanding of the indications, patient monitoring and troubleshooting strategies for the use of Aquapheresis in the care of the Acute Decompensated Heart Failure patient.


Objectives

1. Define the purpose and clinical indications for the use of Aquapheresis in the care of the Acute Decompensated Heart Failure patient.
2. Describe the procedure, patient preparation, and monitoring required when performing Aquapheresis.
3. Discuss common complications of Aquaphersis and troubleshooting strategies to prevent complications.

Requirement for successful completion

Participant must read the accreditation information, complete the activity in its entirety, successfully pass the post test with a minimal score of 70% and submit an evaluation to be awarded contact hours.


Participants who successfully complete this activity in its entirety will be awarded 1.1 contact hour.


Planning Committee

Rebecca M. Castro, MSN, RN, CNS, FNP-BC, CHFN
Audrey Berry, RN, MSN, MHA
Anita Sherer, MSN, RN, PCCN

Faculty

Chris Bell, RN, BSN, ACNP-BC

Faculty and planning committee members have no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this activity.

Accreditation Statement

This activity is provided by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN).

The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Disclaimer

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

Commercial Support

This activity is commercially supported by: Gambro