National Symposium 2015

Apr 19, 2015 ‐ Apr 22, 2015


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Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL

The ANNA National Symposium provides an educational and networking environment that assists nephrology professionals to enhance their knowledge and practice.

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Does not include Preconference Sessions or CNE evaluations.

Contact hours for this conference have expired.

Sessions Included:

Nursing Role in the Use of Longer-Acting Erythropoietin Agents (Apr 18, 2015 06:30 PM)

Addressing Hyperphosphatemia: The Ongoing Concerns for Health Care Professionals Caring for the CKD Population (Apr 19, 2015 12:45 PM)

Improving Health Care Quality, Patient Outcomes, and Costs with Evidence-Based Practice (Apr 19, 2015 04:00 PM)

Doing What You Want to Do with the Rest of Your Life (Apr 20, 2015 06:00 AM)

Evolving Profile of Hyperkalemia (Apr 20, 2015 07:30 AM)

Assessment of the Frail Elderly (Apr 20, 2015 10:15 AM)

Obesity and Transplantation: A Growing Controversy (Apr 20, 2015 10:15 AM)

Home Is Where the Treatment Is (Apr 20, 2015 10:15 AM)

Patient Safety Culture in Nephrology Nursing Practice Settings: Current Status and Implications (Apr 20, 2015 10:15 AM)

Make It Last Forever: Vascular Access Placement and Complications (Apr 20, 2015 10:15 AM)

Acute Care ~ The Impact of Critical Care Drugs on CRRT (Apr 20, 2015 12:00 PM)

Hemodialysis ~ Ultrafiltration Strategies (Apr 20, 2015 12:00 PM)

Home Therapies ~ Keeping Them Home (Apr 20, 2015 12:00 PM)

Transplantation ~ Kidney Allocation System (Apr 20, 2015 12:00 PM)

Pediatrics ~ Pediatric Staffing and Benchmarking (Apr 20, 2015 12:00 PM)

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) ~ Piecing CKD Together (Apr 20, 2015 12:00 PM)

Administration ~ Creating a Culture of Safety as a Leader: Talk the Talk, Walk the Walk (Apr 20, 2015 12:00 PM)

Advanced Practice ~ Exploring the Nephrology Nurse Practitioner Role and Its Endless Possibilities (Apr 20, 2015 12:00 PM)

Transforming Renal Care: Harnessing the Power of Team-Based Multidisciplinary Approach to Achieve Dialysis Targets (Apr 20, 2015 03:15 PM)

Saving Limbs: Improving Outcomes for Peripheral Artery Disease (Apr 20, 2015 03:15 PM)

Anticoagulant Use in CKD (Apr 20, 2015 03:15 PM)

The Rise of Hepatitis C Infection and the Impact on the Health Care Profession (Apr 20, 2015 03:15 PM)

You Want Me to Eat What? The Challenges of Adolescence (Apr 20, 2015 03:15 PM)

The Questions, Myths, and Facts Regarding the Management of CKD-MBD (Apr 21, 2015 07:00 AM)

Working Together for Quality and Safety: What It Means to Partner with The Joint Commission (Apr 21, 2015 10:30 AM)

Engaging Patients in the Development of a Hypertension Management Instrument (Apr 21, 2015 10:30 AM)

Peritoneal Dialysis 101 (Apr 21, 2015 10:30 AM)

Assessment and Evidence-Based Management of Clostridium Difficile (Apr 21, 2015 10:30 AM)

Herbals and Supplements: The Risks and Benefits in the World of Kidney Disease (Apr 21, 2015 10:30 AM)

Nephrology Nurse Recognition Lunch (Apr 21, 2015 12:00 PM)

Implementing an Urgent Start Peritoneal Dialysis Program from the Ground Up (Apr 21, 2015 01:45 PM)

How to Publish an Article (Apr 21, 2015 01:45 PM)

Thyroid Imbalances: Hypo- and Hyperthyroid Conditions (Apr 21, 2015 01:45 PM)

Reimbursement: Bundling, Rebasing, and the Quality Incentive Program (Apr 21, 2015 01:45 PM)

Moving on Up: Do You Want to Take that Next Step Up to Management? (Apr 21, 2015 01:45 PM)

Patient-Centered Care: Approaches and Engagement (Apr 21, 2015 03:15 PM)

Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury: Is It Time to Replace Serum Creatinine? (Apr 21, 2015 03:15 PM)

Evidence-Based Practice ~ Disseminating Research and Clinical Projects through Podium and Poster Presentations: A Guide to the Process (Apr 21, 2015 03:15 PM)

The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) and Practice Monitor: Outcomes and Trends for Evidence-Based Practice (Apr 21, 2015 04:30 PM)

A Guide to Transplantation (Apr 21, 2015 04:30 PM)

Pain Management Pharmacotherapy (Apr 21, 2015 04:30 PM)

Abstract Presentations - Home Therapies Focus: Home-Dialysis Modality Decision-Making for Aging Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease; It Takes a Village" - Creating a Collaborative Peritoneal Dialysis Program (Apr 21, 2015 05:45 PM)

Abstract Presentations - Research Focus: Ascribing Meaning to Kidney Disease: A Qualitative Study of African Americans with a First Degree; The Lived Experiences of the African American End-State Renal Disease Patient Receiving Hemodialysis; Evaluation of (Apr 21, 2015 05:45 PM)

Women and Heart Disease: Past, Present, and Future (Apr 22, 2015 09:15 AM)

Hemodialysis 101: Back to the Basics (Apr 22, 2015 09:15 AM)

Managing Depression: Updates Across the Lifespan (Apr 22, 2015 09:15 AM)

Renal Palliative Care (Apr 22, 2015 10:45 AM)

Nephrology Medication Update (Apr 22, 2015 12:30 PM)

Obesity and Transplantation: A Growing Controversy (Apr 20, 2015 10:15 AM)

Acute Care ~ The Impact of Critical Care Drugs on CRRT (Apr 20, 2015 12:00 PM)

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) ~ Piecing CKD Together (Apr 20, 2015 12:00 PM)

Transforming Renal Care: Harnessing the Power of Team-Based Multidisciplinary Approach to Achieve Dialysis Targets (Apr 20, 2015 03:15 PM)

Assessment and Evidence-Based Management of Clostridium Difficile (Apr 21, 2015 10:30 AM)

How to Publish an Article (Apr 21, 2015 01:45 PM)

Thyroid Imbalances: Hypo- and Hyperthyroid Conditions (Apr 21, 2015 01:45 PM)

Kidney Disease Care with Group Visits (Apr 21, 2015 03:15 PM)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Apr 21, 2015 03:15 PM)

Overview of the Recently Revised CKD Modules (Apr 21, 2015 04:30 PM)

Evidence-Based Practice: Disseminating Research -- It's a TRIP (Apr 21, 2015 04:30 PM)

Abstract Presentations - Clinical Focus: Managing Pregnancy for a Woman on Short Daily Hemodialysis; Effect of Chronic Kidney Disease Education and Coaching Among CKD Stage 4 and 5 Patients; Estimating the Effect of Low Dialysate Calcium on Clinical Outco (Apr 21, 2015 05:45 PM)

The Wearable Artificial Kidney: Present and Future (Apr 22, 2015 07:15 AM)

I Need a Break: Understanding Caregiver Burden (Apr 22, 2015 09:15 AM)

The Combined Liver/Kidney Transplant Conundrum (Apr 22, 2015 10:45 AM)

Apheresis (Apr 22, 2015 10:45 AM)

Cystinosis: A "New" Adult Kidney Disease (Apr 22, 2015 10:45 AM)

Standard: $200.00
Members: $0.00

2015 - This package includes all sessions of the preconference track.

Contact hours for this conference have expired.

Sessions Included:

Certification Review Course - Chronic Kidney Disease (Apr 19, 2015 07:30 AM)

Certification Review Course - Hemodialysis Part I (Apr 19, 2015 08:45 AM)

Certification Review Course - Hemodialysis Part II (Apr 19, 2015 09:45 AM)

Certification Review Course - Transplant (Apr 19, 2015 11:00 AM)

Certification Review Course - Peritoneal Dialysis Part I (Apr 19, 2015 02:00 PM)

Certification Review Course - Peritoneal Dialysis Part II (Apr 19, 2015 02:45 PM)

Test Taking Strategies (Jan 12, 2015 08:30 AM)

Standard: $155.00
Members: $125.00

2015 - This package includes all sessions of the preconference track.

Contact hours for this conference have expired.

Sessions Included:

There's No Place Like Home to Dialyze: Improving Nursing Knowledge and Skills of Home Modalities (Apr 19, 2015 09:45 AM)

There's No Place Like Home to Dialyze: Improving Nursing Knowledge and Skills of Home Modalities (Apr 19, 2015 07:30 AM)

Standard: $40.00
Members: $0.00

2015 - This package includes all sessions of the preconference track.

Contact hours for this conference have expired.

Sessions Included:

Clinical Concerns in Acute Care - Management of Sepsis in the Acute Care Patient (Apr 19, 2015 08:00 AM)

Clinical Concerns in Acute Care - Apheresis Complications TPE (Apr 19, 2015 09:45 AM)

Clinical Concerns in Acute Care - Heart Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease in the Acute Care Patient (Apr 19, 2015 02:15 PM)

Clinical Concerns in Acute Care - AKI Management Strategies (Apr 19, 2015 11:00 AM)

Standard: $40.00
Members: $0.00

2015 - This package includes all sessions of the preconference track.

Contact hours for this conference have expired.

Sessions Included:

Spotlight on Pediatric Nephrology Issues - Practice Inventory: A Guide to Safe Practice (Apr 19, 2015 08:45 AM)

Spotlight on Pediatric Nephrology Issues - Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract (Apr 19, 2015 08:00 AM)

Spotlight on Pediatric Nephrology Issues - Fluid Management/Removal in Pediatric Hemodialysis Patients (Apr 19, 2015 09:45 AM)

Standard: $40.00
Members: $0.00

Contact hours for this conference have expired.

We're sorry you missed our 2015 National Symposium! Catch a glimpse of the meeting with some of the most amazing sessions. From Dr. Melynk, lighting a passion for evidence based practice, to clinical sessions on Systemic Lupus, anticoagulants, biomarkers for AKI to the miracle of one determined man - improving life for patients by "downsizing" dialysis to make it a wearable and practical device compared to what we have now. The speakers are amazing and the content memorable. Listen to this package of highlights from 2015 National Symposium, and consider joining us for next year's Symposium!

Sessions Included:

Make It Last Forever: Vascular Access Placement and Complications (Apr 20, 2015 10:15 AM)

Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury: Is It Time to Replace Serum Creatinine? (Apr 21, 2015 03:15 PM)

Anticoagulant Use in CKD (Apr 20, 2015 03:15 PM)

Improving Health Care Quality, Patient Outcomes, and Costs with Evidence-Based Practice (Apr 19, 2015 04:00 PM)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Apr 21, 2015 03:15 PM)

The Wearable Artificial Kidney: Present and Future (Apr 22, 2015 07:15 AM)

Standard: $40.00
Members: $0.00

Sessions

Nursing Role in the Use of Longer-Acting Erythropoietin Agents

Apr 18, 2015 6:30pm ‐ Apr 18, 2015 7:30pm

Identification: 100

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $20.00
Members: $0.00

Certification Review Course - Chronic Kidney Disease

Apr 19, 2015 7:30am ‐ Apr 19, 2015 8:45am

Identification: 010a

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
  • Deborah H. Brooks, MSN, RN, APN-BC, CNN, CNN-NP, Nurse Practitioner/Research Coordinator at Medical University of South Carolina

There's No Place Like Home to Dialyze: Improving Nursing Knowledge and Skills of Home Modalities

Apr 19, 2015 7:30am ‐ Apr 19, 2015 9:30am

Identification: 020a

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):

Emerging Pathogens: Ebola, MERS, Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria, and More

Apr 19, 2015 8:00am ‐ Apr 19, 2015 11:00am

Identification: 050

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $0.00

Spotlight on Pediatric Nephrology Issues - Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract

Apr 19, 2015 8:00am ‐ Apr 19, 2015 8:45am

Identification: 040a

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):

Clinical Concerns in Acute Care - Management of Sepsis in the Acute Care Patient

Apr 19, 2015 8:00am ‐ Apr 19, 2015 9:30am

Identification: 030a

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):

Certification Review Course - Hemodialysis Part I

Apr 19, 2015 8:45am ‐ Apr 19, 2015 9:30am

Identification: 010b

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):

Spotlight on Pediatric Nephrology Issues - Practice Inventory: A Guide to Safe Practice

Apr 19, 2015 8:45am ‐ Apr 19, 2015 9:30am

Identification: 040b

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):

Certification Review Course - Hemodialysis Part II

Apr 19, 2015 9:45am ‐ Apr 19, 2015 11:00am

Identification: 010c

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):

There's No Place Like Home to Dialyze: Improving Nursing Knowledge and Skills of Home Modalities

Apr 19, 2015 9:45am ‐ Apr 19, 2015 11:00am

Identification: 020b

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):