The May-June 2021 edition of Nephrology Nursing Journal features an article written by Quality Insights' Kou Kha-Moua, BSN, RN and Amber Paulus, PhD, RN, CPHQ, CPPS.
The article, "Patient Peer-to-Peer Mentoring for Patients with Kidney Failure: Methods, Facilitators, and Lessons Learned,” addresses the gap in understanding of how peer mentoring can be utilized to support a patient’s decision-making in choosing a kidney replacement treatment modality. The piece introduces Quality Insights’ patient advocacy program (PAP), which supports patients in choosing home dialysis as a treatment option and pursuing kidney transplant through waitlisting.
Individuals can earn 1.3 nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours for completing the learning activity associated with the article.
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