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Depression and Chronic Disease
This activity aims to improve participants understanding of the impact depression and diabetes diagnoses have on CKD and ESRD as comorbidities.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Diabetes
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Legislative Advocacy: Establishing the Nephrology Voice in the Political Arena
This activity reviews legislative issues, how policy is made, and the practical steps for professionals to influence the direction. Learning Objectives: After participation in this activity, learners will be better able to:
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Professional Development
Credits** 1.5
Depression and Demoralization in ESRD: Differentiation and Interventions
To more adequately address the psychological stress of the ESRD patient, it is important to distinguish between demoralization and depression.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Data, Discussions, Decisions, Dying: Strategies for Supporting Dialysis Patients at End of Life
This activity will enhance the dialysis social worker’s abilities to work with the CKD patient and their families discussing the all too important topic of End-of-Life (EoL) care.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Ready…Set…Wait…: The Time between Listing and Transplant
It took your patient a long, long time to get to this point, where they’re getting that longed-awaited kidney transplant.  They went through many different tests and procedures, meetings and interviews with innumerable transplant professionals, more tests and procedures – all in a process that se
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Psychosocial
  • Transplantation
Credits** 1.5
When Disaster Strikes
This activity will encourage healthcare professionals to prepare for both personal and patient safety during emergency situations as well as explain what their role is during various types of emergencies.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Professional Development
Credits** 1.5
Motivational Interviewing in Dialysis Adherence Study
Motivational interviewing (MI) has been consistently demonstrated to be associated with positive outcomes in a variety of health domains and with a wide array of patient populations.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Pediatric Quality Assessments and Process Improvement: QAPI from Soup-to-Nuts
This educational activity explores the importance of social work involvement in Quality Assessment and Process Improvement (QAPI) specific to the pediatric setting.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Transition of Care in ESRD: Teens to Adults
Transition to adult care is a challenge for the entire healthcare team and for many different reasons. It requires time, patience, attention to detail, sensitivity to fears, and a focus on positive outcomes.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Depression Screening Tools: Policy and Nephrology Social Work Interventions
This activity will provide required education to clinicians about how to implement depression screening tools and policies in the dialysis clinics. 
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Professional Development
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5

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