Dialysis Access: An Overview of Options


To give an overview of dialysis access by outlining the types of access available and the order of preference for use to nurses, dialysis technicians, and other healthcare professionals interested in learning about dialysis access sufficient to earn continuing education credits.


  • Overview of Dialysis Access
  • Order of Preference for Dialysis Access
  • Types of Dialysis Access
    • Arteriovenous Fistula
    • Arteriovenous Grafts
    • Hemodialysis Catheters
    • Peritoneal Dialysis


The course offers 2 CE credits to nurses and patient care technicians as well as 1.25 CE credits to radiology technologists.

Continuing education credits provided by:

Schedule a presentation at your facility

Available for US audiences only, this live presentation is complete with demonstrations, visual aids, and an interactive question and answer session.

  • Learn in a group setting with your colleagues
  • Conveniently presented at your location
  • Q&A to address the unique concerns of your facility

Simply fill out the form below and a Merit Medical representative will be in touch with you shortly or call 1-888-427-9654.


HeRO Graft CE Program

Receive CE Credit

If you have attended a presentation at your facility, you can collect your CE credits by following the instructions below.

  • Go online to DialysisAccessCE.com
  • Select “Create a New Account”
  • Create a userID and password
  • Select “Dialysis Access” program
  • Complete post-test
  • Earn 2 CEs to nurses and patient care technicians; 1.25 CE credits to radiology technologists

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Receive CE Credit

Attend a presentation at your facility? Follow the instructions at the bottom of this page to receive your CE credit.
CE Credit Instructions