Conservative 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
Jul 27, 2019
This activity will review principles of conservative management for chronic kidney disease, including elements of advance care planning, and how to apply these to representative cases of these individuals. Learners will review all treatment options for advanced chronic kidney disease, and the risks and benefits of renal replacement therapies.
Approved for: 1.5 **
Faculty: Lavonne Burrows, APRN-BC, CNN
Cost: Free for NKF Members / $25 for non-members