The Renal Support Network has added a KidneyTalk podcast on “Choosing Hospice.” Find it and previous KidneyTalk podcasts at http://www.rsnhope.org/kidneytalk-podcast/ .
The American Kidney Fund offers a number of free NANT, NASW, and CDR continuing education credits on depression, self-care, relationship-building, and a number of other topics. See http://www.kidneyfund.org/training/online-cmece-opportunities/ for more information.
The NKF Professional Education Resource Center also presents free continuing-education courses, for most kidney-related health professions. Just a few of these courses include prevention, hepatitis (see below), water, cultural sensitivity, pain management, hyperkalemia, and other mineral imbalances. For more information see http://education.kidney.org/courses .
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, by the way; for more information see http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6528a1.htm .
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization will present their annual conference, The Intensives , October 31-November 2, 2016 in Hollywood FL. The agenda features Intensives on clinical practice, pediatric palliative care, regulatory and compliance, psychosocial and spiritual concerns, quality, community-based palliative care, bereavement, and volunteer management. For details and registration see http://www.nhpco.org/conferences/intensives-registration-information .