Clinical Tools

Standards of Practice for Nephrology Social Work, 6th Edition (2014) Members Only

Developed by CNSW, this resource provides up-to-date information related to the expanded professional role of the nephrology social worker in various practice settings (early stages of CKD, dialysis, transplant, research).

Available for download by current CNSW members only

Pediatric Toolkit

The CNSW Pediatric Toolkit was developed by a small group of CNSW members dedicated to caring for the pediatric population, and discusses the Topics of Assessment, Grief and Loss, Insurance, School Issues, Child Abuse/Neglect, Transitions and much more.


CNSW Care Plan Template Members Only

A professional template designed to assist nephrology social workers in developing care plans. The template lists common problems, possible interventions, and desired outcomes.


Nephrology Social Worker Services

This fact sheet describes the role of the social worker in dialysis and transplant centers. Download and share with patients and clinic managers


Prescription Discount Card

The NKF has formed a partnership with Watertree Health, the leading provider of free prescription discount cards. For full details on how your patients can save on their medications click here.