Weighing the Outcomes: Ethical Issues in Kidney Disease

Program Description

This course presents a decision-making framework and strategies that healthcare teams may employ in response to daily ethical dilemmas.

Learning objectives

After completing the online course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe problem-solving techniques to use in ethical decision-making.
  • Identify barriers to ethical decision-making.
  • Describe best practices in ethical decision-making.
  • Define ethics terminology.
  • Recognize the role values and ethics plays in their daily practice.
  • Describe response to various common ethical dilemmas faced with ESRD patients.

Target audience


This program is approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (Provider # GG080) for 3.0 continuing education contact hours.

Social Workers

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Provider #886443948-6828) for 3.0 Social Work continuing education contact hours.

Dialysis Technicians

The California Board of Registered Nursing has approved this program for 3.6 continuing education contact hours. This certificate must be retained for a period of four years after the course ends. NANT Provider No. 07941

Course Length 
Three hours

Course details

  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW): 3.00
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) : 3.00
  • Attendance: 3.00
  • NANT: 3.60
  • Course opens: Wed, Aug 01 2012
  • Course expires: Sat, Apr 30 2016
  • Cost: $0.00
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