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Continuing Education Offerings

American Kidney Fund - Provides online CE courses, accredited by the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association, National Association of Social Workers and American Academy of Family Physicians. Click here to view a list of Continuing Education opportunities offered by American Kidney Fund. (Link opens in new browser.)

American Nephrology Nurses Association - ANCC approved provider for nephrology nurses. Offerings range from 1.0 to 60.0 contact hours. Cost varies. Topics cover the entire spectrum of nephrology nursing. Formats available include live, on-oline, CD-ROM and publications. Click here to view Continuing Education opportunites offered by ANNA. (Link opens in a new browser.)

Kidney School by Life Options - The Life Options Program is expanding the opportunities for nurses and other healthcare professionals to earn online CE credit for its popular Kidney School. Two additional modules of Kidney School have been approved for CE, along with a presentation about using Kidney School for patient education. Click here to earn up to 5.5 CE credits for Kidney School online. (Link opens in a new browser.)

Medi-Smart - Online provider based in Cleveland, Ohio. ANCC approved provider for nephrology nurses and dialysis technicians. Offerings range from 1.0 to 5.0 hours. Cost varies. Phenomenal resource for dialysis-specific issues: practice liability, vascular access, mood disorders, ethical issues, dementia, Hepatitis C, fluid balance, stress at work, impact of social servies, and water treamtent, just to name a few! Click here to view Continuing Education opportunities offered by Medi-Smart. (Link opens in a new browser.)

National Kidney Foundation - Various on-line offerings that are ANCC/ASWB/ADA/ACCME approved for nephrology nurses, social workers, dietitians and physicians. Cost varies. Topics are wide-range and many are available for download to PDA. Click here to view a list of Continuing Education offerings provided by National Kidney Foundation. (Link opens in a new browser.)

Nephrology Clinical Solutions - Offers an on-line, self-paced program for Patient Care Technicians that awards 10.3 contact hours on successful completion. The fee for this course is $100. Click here for more information.