Support of Renal Patients and Families Facing End-of-Life Care Decisions: A Nephrology Social Worker's Reflection

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
Feb 15, 2019
This activity will define advance care planning and its components related to the care of patient undergoing dialysis. Patient care situations and apply ethical principles and shared decision making guidelines to proposed alternative care will be discussed. Other discussions include examination of various clinical paradigms to clarify perspectives of patient situation.  
Approved for: 1.5 **
Faculty: Maureen O'Grady Hamre, LCSW, NSWC
Cost: Free for NKF Members / $25 for non-members