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Potassium from Baths to Binders: How Does This Change Our Practice?
This activity will break down potassium for its learners. It will start how the body regulates potassium in a healthy person vs in the dialysis patient.  Hyperkalemia and why it is a major issue will be explained, as well as dietary recommendations and restrictions.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
Content area(s)
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
Ready…Set…Wait…: The Time between Listing and Transplant
It took your patient a long, long time to get to this point, where they’re getting that longed-awaited kidney transplant.  They went through many different tests and procedures, meetings and interviews with innumerable transplant professionals, more tests and procedures – all in a process that se
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Psychosocial
  • Transplantation
Credits** 1.5
What’s New in Diabetes Management?
There has been a recent explosion of new diabetes medications on the market. How do these fit into the “old” scheme of diabetes management in the presence of underlying kidney disease?
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Diabetes
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Chronic Kidney Disease – Mineral Bone Disorder: Implications for Cardiac Outcomes (An Application-Based Activity)
This professional educational activity will address the common medical problem of CKD-MBD and the implications for cardiac outcomes. Content will review new data related to CKD-MBD published since the 2009 KDIGO guideline on CKD-MBD.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
Credits** 1
When Disaster Strikes
This activity will encourage healthcare professionals to prepare for both personal and patient safety during emergency situations as well as explain what their role is during various types of emergencies.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Professional Development
Credits** 1.5
Dialysis Chemistries
This activity will define various terminology necessary to understanding one of the key functions performed by dialysis: the regulation of the patient's body chemistry.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.5
Motivational Interviewing in Dialysis Adherence Study
Motivational interviewing (MI) has been consistently demonstrated to be associated with positive outcomes in a variety of health domains and with a wide array of patient populations.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Pediatric Quality Assessments and Process Improvement: QAPI from Soup-to-Nuts
This educational activity explores the importance of social work involvement in Quality Assessment and Process Improvement (QAPI) specific to the pediatric setting.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Transition of Care in ESRD: Teens to Adults
Transition to adult care is a challenge for the entire healthcare team and for many different reasons. It requires time, patience, attention to detail, sensitivity to fears, and a focus on positive outcomes.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Chronic Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Disease: Best Practices to Improve Outcomes
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are serious chronic illnesses, and each have a substantial burden on public health.
Target audience
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Other topic
Credits** 1

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