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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
Acute Kidney Injury: Understanding Hot Topics
This inter-professional activity will provide clinicians with cutting-edge knowledge on some of the fundamental clinical challenges associated with care of patients with or at risk of AKI.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Acute Kidney Injury
Credits** 1.5
Food First: Treating CKD with Diet
Dietary interventions have been shown to benefit several CKD complications and unfortunately are underused.  We argue that diet should be the first CKD interventions with pharmacotherapy being adjunctive.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
Adventures in Vascular Access: Part 1
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to understand the process that occurs between nephrology and surgical providers in the choice, construction, maintenance and support of permanent vascular access for the CKD/ESRD patient population.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
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** 0.5
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** 0.5
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** 0.5
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
Addressing the Multi-Systemic Impact of Fabry Disease
This activity will address the clinical challenge of evaluating and treating Fabry disease. Content will also describe the pathogenesis of Fabry disease and its multi-systemic impact, including the kidney.Supported by an educational grant from Sanofi Genzyme. 
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Other topic
Credits** 1
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** 1.5

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