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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
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
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
Understanding Paired Kidney Exchange
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to understand the benefits of paired kidney exchange, approaches to matching and allocation in paired kidney exchanges and how paired kidney donation and desensitization can be used to increase kidney transplant rates for HLA-incompatible indi
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Transplantation
Credits** 1.5
Understanding Ethical Conundrums in Transplantation
The goal of this activity is to clarify the transplant process, and how it is supposed to work equally for all individuals listed for kidney transplant.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Professional Development
  • Transplantation
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: 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

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