Members take our online CME/CE courses for FREE! View our NKF Professional Membership Benefits for more information on our other great benefits and to join online today!

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
KDIGO (CKD-MBD) Update
This activity will highlight the key aspects of the 2017 CKD-MBD Guideline Update, with an emphasis on the rationale for the changes made to the original guideline document.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
Content area(s)
  • Mineral and Bone Disorders
  • Other topic
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
How to Protect Your Patients from Hemodialysis Technological Harm
This activity will provide the attendees with the rationale to support equipment related instructions, policies, and procedures and discuss consequences of using shortcuts with equipment alarms and general operation.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1
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
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
Please Pass the Salt – A Two Part Series
This series will include an activity on how best to quantify the amount of sodium eaten in a day, followed by a second activity that includes an exciting debate between two experts in the field of hypertension.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Physician
Content area(s)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
  • 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
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: Clinical Challenges, Emerging Treatment
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most prevalent hereditary kidney disease and a leading cause of ESRD.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Quality and Safety in Dialysis: Emphasis on Achieving Zero Preventable Infections
This activity will review the simple tools for the prevention, detection and treatment of infections as well as ways to reduce infection rate in dialysis clinics and infection-associated mortality.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
Credits** 1

Pages