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Depression and Demoralization in ESRD: Differentiation and Interventions
To more adequately address the psychological stress of the ESRD patient, it is important to distinguish between demoralization and depression.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
MACRA-economics: Nephrology in the New Health System
The purpose of this activity is to provide an overview of major initiatives and policies that impact day-to-day provision of patient care and patient care operations.
Target audience
  • Physician
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Professional Development
Credits** 1.5
Navigating to Calmer Seas: AKI from Hospital to Outpatient Setting
This session will address the increased risks of AKI in older adults and the affect this has on morbidity. Expert faculty will address the complex needs of this population to avoid re-hospitalization and improve patient outcomes once they are discharged.
Target audience
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Acute Kidney Injury
Credits** 1.5
iNephrology: The Next Frontier
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to better understand how health information technology can be used to enhance the delivery of nephrology care.
Target audience
  • Physician
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
Hemodynamic: What Happens When Fluid Shifts from Treatment to Treatment?
This activity will review the role of both the dialysis and the patient in the causation of fluid shift. Participants will have an increased understanding what happens to the body between dialysis treatments and ways to reduce fluid shifts between treatments.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
Credits** 1
Kopple Award Presentation: Patient-Centered Approaches in Renal Nutrition: Challenges and Opportunities
This activity aims to improve the learner’s ability to identify patient needs and develop programs to best serve the patient population. Participants will review cultural awareness, practices to improve patient education, health literacy, and partnership building practices.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
Content area(s)
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.5
Strategies to Improve Patient Outcomes in CKD-MBD Management
This activity discusses the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD). Evaluation and monitoring of CKD-MBD are addressed. Evidence-based best practices in CKD-MBD management are also reviewed.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Mineral and Bone Disorders
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Infection Control – How to Help with Staff Adherence
This activity aims to increase knowledge, and adherence of infection control practices in a hemodialysis setting. Participants will learn to improve practices through team/patient support and tracking improved patient outcomes while decreasing or eliminating patient related infections.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5

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