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Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recognize the evidence the author used to help clarify the issues regarding withdrawal from dialysis.
  2. Identify the strategies to use when evaluating patients' decision-making capacity.
  3. Select the models available for evaluating the ethical issues related to withdrawal from dialysis.
  4. Choose the appropriate actions to take for patients who have decided to withdraw from dialysis.

Learning Outcomes

Healthcare providers will demonstrate knowledge of and clinical reasoning related to the ethical issues that can influence the care of older adults with end-stage kidney disease deciding about withdrawing from dialysis by achieving a minimum score of 70% on this learning activity.
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  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH
  • NM - BON 2.0 CH
  • SC - BON 2.0 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: JHPN0822
Published: August 2022
Expires: 6/6/2025
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Debra J. Hain, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FNKF; Mary S. Haras, PhD, MBA, APN, NP-C, CNN