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Thriving in the Nephrology Setting: Social Workers Burned Out or Surviving
Learners will understand the definition of burnout in the nephrology setting. This activity will review ways for professionals to assess their self-care methods and implement a self-care plan to enhance physical, emotional, spiritual, relational and professional self.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Professional Development
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.00
Connected Health in Home Dialysis
Expand your knowledge of different types of connected health now available for home dialysis therapy from a nephrologist, nurse and home dialysis patient.  Learn of potential advantages and disadvantages of the use of connected health for home therapy management in your practice.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.50
Gender Differences in Hypertension
This activity will consist of three lectures by experts in the field of blood pressure.
Target audience
  • Physician
Content area(s)
  • Hypertension
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.50
The Living Donor: Ethics, Risks, and Overcoming Barriers - A Three-Part Series
Living kidney donation has not increased in volume over the last decade. In this three-part series we will explore the risks of kidney donation, especially in light of a newer data.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Hypertension
  • Other topic
  • Transplantation
Credits** See program for all credit information
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
Glomerular Disease in 2018: Where Are We Now, and Where Are We Going?
This activity will use case-based learning to highlight three important and complex glomerular diseases: membranous nephropathy, ANCA associated vasculitis and paraprotein-associated kidney disease.
Target audience
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
Credits** 2.00

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