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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
Thriving in the Nephrology Setting: Social Workers Burned Out or Surviving
Learners will understand the definition of burnout in the nephrology setting. This activity will review ways for professionals to assess their self-care methods and implement a self-care plan to enhance physical, emotional, spiritual, relational and professional self.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Professional Development
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1
Connected Health in Home Dialysis
Expand your knowledge of different types of connected health now available for home dialysis therapy from a nephrologist, nurse and home dialysis patient.  Learn of potential advantages and disadvantages of the use of connected health for home therapy management in your practice.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.5
Ethical Dilemmas in Living Donation
Participants will understand the evaluation process for potential living donors, psychosocial challenges, and be able to apply ethical framework to resolve ethical dilemmas.After participation in this activity, learners will be better able to:
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Exploring No Dialysis: A Valid Choice
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to appreciate/consider the importance of providing patients with risks and benefits of renal replacement therapy, as well as conservative medical management as a treatment option.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.5
Good Patient/Bad Patient – When Dialysis Patients Fail at Transplant
This activity will clarify the dilemmas of post-transplant coping and adherence versus pre-transplant, and how social workers can intervene to reduce the risks of non-adherence.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Transplantation
Credits** 1.5
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
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
Pediatrics 101 for the Social Worker and Registered Dietitian
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to understand the unique challenges faced when working with pediatric nephrology patients and their families and to be provided with the basic tools to support their work.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
  • Psychosocial
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

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