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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
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
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
Support of Renal Patients and Families Facing End-of-Life Care Decisions: A Nephrology Social Worker’s Reflection
This activity will define advance care planning and its components related to the care of patient undergoing dialysis. Patient care situations and apply ethical principles and shared decision making guidelines to proposed alternative care will be discussed.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Strategies for Managing Persons with Dementia during Treatment
With the aging of our general population and patients living longer, dementia among some CKD patients is inevitable.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
How I Teach My Patients about Depression
The prevalence of major depressive disorder in individuals with kidney disease, specifically those on dialysis is significantly higher than the general population.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
A Whole New World for Nephrology Social Work
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to expand their practice beyond micro clinical services to higher objectives of macro development to forward their personal goals and those of their profession.  Social workers will learn to utilize existing resources and skills to advocate fo
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Professional Development
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Transition From Transplant to Dialysis, Coping with Transplant Failure
The participants will be lead through a process of developing a context for the issue of failed transplants, recognize the range and types of loss experienced, understand the role of the multidisciplinary team members in the transition, and develop recommendations for supporting the patients.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Psychosocial
  • Transplantation
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

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