Cornerstones of Care: Professionalism

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.

Additional Information

Course Length: 
45 minute presentation + evaluation + post-test
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 0.70 National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists (NANT)
  • 1.00 National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Course opens: 
07/30/2013
Course expires: 
07/31/2019
Cost:
$0.00

Mark Meier, MSW, LICSW

Social Workers

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886443948-9692) for 1.00 continuing education contact hour.

If you are licensed in the following states, please confirm with your licensing body directly, that this course is acceptable for continuing education contact hours:

Idaho

Michigan

New Jersey

New York

Oregon

West Virginia

*Please direct any inquiries to education@kidneyfund.org

Dialysis Technicians

Through the California Board of Registered Nursing, the National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists has approved this program for 0.70 continuing education contact hours. The licensee must retain this certificate for a period of four years after the course ends. (CBN Provider No. 16924)

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 0.70 National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists (NANT)
  • 1.00 National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/30/2013
Course expires: 
07/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Required Hardware/software

You will need Adobe Flash Player (version 8 or later) installed to complete the modules.  Check now to determine if the correct version of Adobe Flash Player is installed on your computer. If you do not have Adobe Flash Player installed on your computer, you will need to download and install it. This will only take a few minutes and the software for this player is free.