Substance Abuse: A 2017 Primer

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 16, 2019
The purpose of this activity is to enable participants to develop knowledge about substance abuse disorders in the dialysis population. Participants will increase their comfort level and professional skill to identify and discuss substance abuse in the dialysis population and learn to develop strategies for patient care and appropriate substance abuse referrals.
Approved for: 1.5 **
Faculty: Jane Kwatcher, MSW, LCSW; Mathias Stricherz, EdD
Cost: Free for NKF Members / $25 for non-members