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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
Heart of the Matter: Cardio-Renal and Hypertension
This activity will present the assessment and treatment of cardiorenal syndrome and drug induced hypertension. It will increase the learners knowledge and skills to assess and treat cardiorenal syndrome as well as drug induced hypertension.
Target audience
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.50
The Living Donor: Overcoming Barriers
This is the first activity in a three-part series on living donors.  This activity will review potential barriers in living donation and discuss practices and programs to prepare for optimal outcomes.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Transplantation
Credits** 0.50
The Living Donor: Ethical Considerations
This is the second activity in a three-part series on living donors. In this course the faculty will discuss the ethics of kidney donation, especially in the younger donor.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Transplantation
Credits** 0.50
The Living Donor: Understanding Risks
This is the final activity in a three-part series on living donors. In this course the faculty will discuss the medically complex kidney donor and how to mitigate those risks by using the latest data on donor ESRD risk.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Hypertension
  • Other topic
  • Transplantation
Credits** 0.50
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
Winning the War on Severe and Refractory Gout: Evidence-Based Strategies for Nephrology Clinicians
This program will address the clinical challenge of managing refractory Gout. Content will focus on pathophysiologic concepts and their relationship to current strategies for promoting positive outcomes.Supported by an educational grant from Horizon Pharma
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
  • Primary Care
Credits** 1.50
Chronic Hyperkalemia Management and Outcomes in CKD: Update
Hyperkalemia is one of the most common electrolyte abnormalities in patients with advanced stage CKD and ESRD. Due to its potential to induce malignant arrhythmias, severe hyperkalemia requires immediate intervention.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.50
Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease: Arming Clinicians with Meaningful Solutions
This program addresses the clinical challenge of preventing and treating anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Faculty discuss factors that contribute to the pathogenesis, as well as the symptoms, risks, and outcomes associated with CKD-related anemia.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Anemia
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.50
To Dialyze or Not to Dialyze? The Great Debate: Use of Renal Replacement Therapy in Patients with Acute Kidney Injury in the Context of Cirrhosis
Hepatorenal syndrome/acute kidney injury (HRS/AKI) describes the reversible, functional renal impairment that occurs in patients who have advanced liver cirrhosis, arising portal hypertension, and/or those with fulminant hepatic failure.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.50

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