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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
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
Meeting the Challenge of Severe and Refractory Gout: A Clinical Update on an Increasingly Prevalent Disease
Expert faculty address the growing and burdensome problem of severe and refractory gout, including pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment in the setting chronic kidney disease (CKD). Case studies facilitate application of learning to clinical practice.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
  • Primary Care
Credits** 1.5
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: Clinical Challenges, Emerging Treatment
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most prevalent hereditary kidney disease and a leading cause of ESRD.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
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
Optimizing Management of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
Secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) is one of the most common complications in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage renal disease (ESRD). This activity provides an overview and update of the pathophysiology and therapy of SHPT.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Challenges and Strategies of Managing Iron Deficiency Anemia in CKD
Managing iron deficiency can reduce the severity of anemia in patients with ND-CKD. Considerations for treating iron deficiency include improving iron stores to maintain acceptable hemoglobin concentration.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Anemia
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5

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