Applying Palliative Care Skills to Nephrology Care

CME/CE Activity

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation*, an accredited provider by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and an accredited provider by the Association for Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education to physicians, nurses/dialysis technicians, dietitians and social workers respectively. In addition, individual activities are approved on an activity specific basis for family physicians, advanced practitioners (nurse practitioners and physician assistants), pharmacists, certified case managers, certified rehabilitation counselors, and other specialties.

*Activity approvals: Prior to January 2012 through the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA); January 2012-December 2012 through the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA).

Available through
Nov 17, 2018
This activity will discuss common symptoms associated with dialysis and will take the learner from the path of burden of disease to increased awareness of patient’s day-to-day issues living with chronic illness.  The idea of how a “one-size fits all” approach for the management of dialysis patients is not something that can be continued, and a brief history of how the demographics of patients on dialysis has changed over time. This historical approach of advanced care planning will be reviewed as well as. Opportunities for clinicians to implement advanced care planning with their patient’s routine care will be reviewed. 
Approved for: 1.5 **
Faculty: Jennifer Scherer, MD; Nwamaka Eneanya, MD, MPH; Vanessa Grubbs, MD
Cost: Free for NKF Members / $25 for non-members