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Cornerstones of Care: Professionalism

Course description

The effective delivery of dialysis treatment requires each clinician be skilled in multiple areas.  Whereas most renal professionals receive training regarding the clinical aspects of the initiation, monitoring, and discontinuation of a dialysis treatment, less attention is paid to other important issues associated with effective care.  Specifically, the issue of Professionalism has been demonstrated to be a critical component in the delivery of a successful health care experience.

Target audience: 

Anyone may take the course, but CEUs are available to:

- Social workers

- Dialysis Technicians/Patient Care Technicians

Learning objectives: 

1. Participants will be able to describe four critical elements associated with being a professional.

2. Participants will be able to describe the relationship between medical ethics and professionalism.

3. Participants will be able to describe the relationship between boundaries and professionalism and be able to identify boundary violations.

Course Length: 
45 minute presentation + evaluation + post-test
Credits & accreditation
  • 0.70 NANT
  • 1.00 National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • 1.00 Attendance
Faculty & disclosure

Mark Meier, MSW, LICSW

Additional information
Required hardware / software: 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.70 NANT
  • 1.00 National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/30/2013
Course expires: 
04/30/2017
Cost:
$0.00
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