Caring For Our Patients in 2021

March 25, 2021

Thank you for attending Caring For Our Patients in 2021 on Thursday, March 25th, 2021.

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Target Audience

  • Social Workers

Learning Objectives

  • Describe Veterans Health Administration and how to work with the organization as a dialysis clinic.
  • Articulate the role of Veterans Affairs as payor source for community-based dialysis treatments.
  • Identify Veterans Affairs benefits and how to assist patients in receiving them. 
  • Describe MANNA program and who qualifies for our services
  • Differentiate the philanthropic side and contract side of our program and how to refer a client 
  • Describe the impact of the COVID 19 Pandemic on MANNA 
  • Describe how MANNA meals are tailored to assist the renal population 
  • Describe the impact of depression on clinical outcomes of patients on dialysis.
  • Outline the interventions and referrals available for depression management.
  • Identify strategies for promoting interdisciplinary collaboration when developing a plan of care.
  • Identify the psychosocial burden of COVID-19 on dialysis patients and staff, and how social workers can support coping.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 Attendance
  • 5.00 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/25/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
03/25/2021 - 3:00pm

Social Worker

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the National Kidney Foundation is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The National Kidney Foundation maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 5.0 continuing education credits.

Licensed social workers should contact their individual jurisdiction to review current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 Attendance
  • 5.00 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours


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