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Exploring No Dialysis: A Valid Choice
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to appreciate/consider the importance of providing patients with risks and benefits of renal replacement therapy, as well as conservative medical management as a treatment option.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.50
How to Protect Your Patients from Hemodialysis Technological Harm
This activity will provide the attendees with the rationale to support equipment related instructions, policies, and procedures and discuss consequences of using shortcuts with equipment alarms and general operation.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.00
Good Patient/Bad Patient – When Dialysis Patients Fail at Transplant
This activity will clarify the dilemmas of post-transplant coping and adherence versus pre-transplant, and how social workers can intervene to reduce the risks of non-adherence.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Transplantation
Credits** 1.50
Nephrology Essentials
Nephrology Essentials is an online synopsis of peer-reviewed, guideline-driven educational series developed by the NKF Council of Advanced Practitioners (NKF/CAP) to address the management of the kidney patient.  
Target audience
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Anemia
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Electrolytes/Acid-Base
  • Hypertension
  • Mineral and Bone Disorders
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Pharmacology
  • Primary Care
  • Professional Development
  • Psychosocial
  • Transplantation
Credits** See program for all credit information
Please Pass the Salt – A Two Part Series
This series will include an activity on how best to quantify the amount of sodium eaten in a day, followed by a second activity that includes an exciting debate between two experts in the field of hypertension.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Physician
Content area(s)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
  • Transplantation
Credits** See program for all credit information
KDIGO (CKD-MBD) Update
This activity will highlight the key aspects of the 2017 CKD-MBD Guideline Update, with an emphasis on the rationale for the changes made to the original guideline document.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
Content area(s)
  • Mineral and Bone Disorders
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.50
Quality and Safety in Dialysis: Emphasis on Achieving Zero Preventable Infections
This activity will review the simple tools for the prevention, detection and treatment of infections as well as ways to reduce infection rate in dialysis clinics and infection-associated mortality.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.00
Improving the Overall Perception of Safety in the Hemodialysis Unit
Organizations with a positive safety culture are founded on mutual trust, shared perceptions of the importance of safety, and confidence in the efficacy of preventive measures.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.00
Diabetes: Treatment and CKD
This interdisciplinary program will enhance the knowledge base of learner regarding the interactions of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and CKD including ways to slow/stop progression of CKD as well as the importance of early and timely referral to nephrology.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Diabetes
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.50
Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Fluid Management and Ultrafiltration Rate
Fluid is the leading cause of hospitalizations and re-hospitalizations for patients on dialysis. This activity will discuss how to assist patients with management of fluids. It will also include a patient perspective on the real-life barriers to managing fluids.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.50

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