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Challenges with Dialysis Access During COVID-19

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET.

Presenter:

Lynda Ball, MSN, RN, CNN - Quality Improvement Director, ESRD Network 13

Biography:

Lynda Ball has been recognized as a national and international vascular access expert. She has published over 30 articles on vascular access, participated in the Fistula First video "Cannulation of the Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF),” and authored the vascular access chapter in the new ANNA Core Curriculum. Her “On Course with Cannulation” workshop has been attended by more than 1,000 nurses and technicians across the country. Lynda is also past president of the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA).

Presentation Objectives:

The presenter will:

  • Identify the differences between the dialysis access tier status of essential versus non-essential intervention.
  • Describe assessment of a vascular access aneurysm to identify tier status.
  • Discuss nursing interventions for a patient with Steal Syndrome.