Ask the Doctor
Questions about kidney disease? Risk factors? Signs and symptoms? Are you concerned about yourself, a friend or family member? Ask Dr. Spry.
A professional template designed to assist nephrology social workers in developing care plans. The template lists common problems, possible interventions, and desired outcomes. Download
This book summarizes the qualifications needed to practice social work with kidney patients. It also contains documents discussing appropriate caseload sizes and job responsibilities, tools helpful for practice in a corporate environment, real life examples of advocacy efforts on a variety of levels and topics, and other practical resources.
This resource covers topics ranging from basic "Transplant 101" information, to conducting a comprehensive transplant psychosocial assessment, to long-term issues of coping, finances, and rehabilitation.
Please note this tool is currently under revision in 2011.
Developed by CNSW, this resource provides up-to-date information related to the expanded professional role of the nephrology social worker in various practice settings (early stages of CKD, dialysis, transplant, research).
Available for download by current CNSW members only
A comprehensive handbook designed for social workers to use in Continuous Quality Improvement projects. Order Online
A CMS article providing additional clarification on emergency and non-emergency transports and Medicare coverage. Download
A CMS article reviewing Medicare coverage for common diabetes supplies and services. Download