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Infections and the Bugs that Cause Them
This session will create a heightened awareness of new/novel infection causing organisms as well as infection control in dialysis units.
Target audience
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
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
Kidney and Cardiovascular Connections: Cardiorenal Syndrome and Albuminuria
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to understand the interplay between the kidney and the cardiovascular system in two disease states: heart failure and proteinuria.  Learning Objectives: After participation in this activity, learners will be better able to:
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
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
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
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
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

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