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:

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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