After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1|Recognize the different types of living donation - direct donation, paired kidney exchange, remote donation and donation voucher?
2|Become familiar with several ideas for finding a living donor (spread the word, using social media, building a microsite, finding a champion, etc.)
3|Identify ways the dialysis social worker can support dialysis patients on finding a living kidney donor. .


Kathryn Newton, MSW, LICSW, CCTSW
Living Donor Social Worker
Baystate Transplant Program 
Baystate Medical Center

Nancy Dias, RN, BSN
Living Donor Nurse Coordinator
Baystate Transplant Program 
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Social Workers (ASWB)

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE Program)

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Baystate Health is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.  Organization, not individual courses are approved under this program. 

Baystate maintains responsibility for this course.  Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credit(s).


Session date: 
05/30/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Offered Remotely
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)

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