This program will address the psychosocial aspects of kidney care and is designed for all experience and expert levels -- novice, experienced, and veteran -- and all nephrology practice settings. This year's program has been engineered to provide a varied curriculum that addresses the multi-layered nature and mechanics of contemporary, ever-evolving nephrology social work by:
- Nephrology Social Work 101: Learning/Reviewing the Clinical and Concrete Fundamentals
- Micro-Clinical Skills: Engaging and Staying Present with Your Patient
- Violence in Dialysis and Transplant Settings: Prevention, Immediate Intervention, and Post-Incident Management
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CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION
A maximum of 37.0 continuing education clock hours for social workers (for the entire program) have been approved through the following agencies:
- The National Kidney Foundation Council of Nephrology Social Workers, Provider #1014, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. The National Kidney Foundation Council of Nephrology Social Workers maintains responsibility for the program.
- The National Kidney Foundation Council of Nephrology Social Workers, approval number PCE 2410, is approved as a Continuing Education Provider by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. This course meets the qualifications for continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences
- Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, Provider Number 50-1414, expires March 31, 2017.
- National Kidney Foundation SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0064.
Conference registrants are responsible for making sure their state accepts the ASWB ACE provider as sufficient for CEUs, or if they need to do anything additional to independently receive state CEUs.
This program is NSW-C approved. All social work ethics courses will be accepted for NSW-C re-certification.