Weighing the Outcomes: Ethical Issues in Kidney Disease

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

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

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

Additional Information

Course Length: 
Approximately 3 hours + additional time to complete quiz
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 Attendance
  • 3.60 National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists (NANT)
  • 3.00 National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Course opens: 
08/01/2012
Course expires: 
07/31/2019
Cost:
$0.00

Mark Meier, MSW, LICSW

Wendy Funk Schrag, LMSW, ACSW 

Robert Saylor, MD, MA
 

Social Workers

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886443948-2357) for 3.00 continuing education hours.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Dialysis Technicians

Through the California Board of Registered Nursing, the National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists has approved this program for 3.60 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

  • 3.00 Attendance
  • 3.60 National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists (NANT)
  • 3.00 National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/01/2012
Course expires: 
07/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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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.