Psychosocial Aspects of Living Kidney Donation and Role of the Living Donor Advocate

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
Aug 18, 2018

This educational activity will help social workers to understand the landscape of live donor kidney transplantation. Participants will learn the latest evidence about quality of life outcomes for kidney donors, & new standards to ensure their decisions & autonomy are honored. The psychosocial outcomes of live donors will be reviewed as well as the evolution of the paired kidney exchange.  

Approved for: 1.5 **
Faculty: Rebecca Hays, APSW, NSWC
Cost: Free for NKF Members / $25 for non-members