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Sunday
010a - Certification Review Course: Chronic Kidney Disease
07:15am - 08:30am Central - April 14, 2019 | Room: Topaz
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  0.50 Rx

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 11/1/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
Nephrology nurses will score well on the CNN exam in the CKD section with their enhanced knowledge of the disease process and nursing implementation of treatments - which will also increase their ability to care effectively for their parents.


Sunday
030a - Kidneys Inside and Out: Scleroderma
07:30am - 09:00am Central - April 14, 2019 | Room: Cortez CD
Credits Available: 1.50 CH  |  0.50 Rx

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

Learning Outcome:
Nephrology nurses will state an ability to care use best practices for CKD patients with Scleroderma with increased confidence and expertise.


Sunday
030b - Kidneys Inside and Out: Alport's Disease
09:00am - 10:30am Central - April 14, 2019 | Room: Cortez CD
Credits Available: 1.50 CH  |  0.50 Rx

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
Nephrology nurses will state an ability to care for CKD patients with Alport's disease with increased confidence and expertise.


Sunday
030c - Kidneys Inside and Out: Kidney Stones
10:45am - 12:00pm Central - April 14, 2019 | Room: Cortez CD
Credits Available: 1.50 CH  |  0.25 Rx

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:

• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speaker Disclosure:

• David Goldfarb – Consultant, Retrophin; Consultant, Alnylam

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will state an ability to care for CKD patients who are also experiencing renal and ureteral stones using best practice and with expertise.


Sunday
030d - Kidneys Inside and Out: Polycystic Kidney Disease
12:00pm - 01:15pm Central - April 14, 2019 | Room: Cortez CD
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  0.50 Rx

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
Nephrology nurses caring for patients with polycystic kidney disease plan care based on the pathogenesis, understanding of the genetic implications, and the evidence for treatment of their disease process.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
10:15am - 11:30am Central - April 15, 2019

Monday

Renal function in neonates is different from older children, which is important to note when caring for neonates experiencing renal failure. Risks and benefits of dialysis in neonatal patients along with indications for treatment are discussed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will describe the ability to care for neonates with decreased kidney function and/or kidney failure utilizing evidence-based practice.


Monday
132 - Confirming the Importance of Oral Health in CKD
10:15am - 11:30am Central - April 15, 2019 | Room: Cortez CD
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

Patients with CKD may have poor oral health and have to deal with the associated consequences. Learn more about these consequences and how to develop an individualized approach to good oral health.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will increase assessment of patients’ oral health and educate patients about the importance of oral care.


Monday
133 - Cardiac Dysrhythmias in Patients with CKD Therapy
10:15am - 11:30am Central - April 15, 2019 | Room: Trinity Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  0.50 Rx

Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology, and risk factors of cardiac dysrhythmias in patients with CKD; and develop strategies to prevent and treat dysrhythmias in this patient population.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will describe the basis for dysrhythmias in patients with CKD and state an increased confidence in managing care for these patients.


Monday
134 - Don't Get Mad, Get Involved: Advocacy in Action
10:15am - 11:30am Central - April 15, 2019 | Room: Wedgwood Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

Nurses can play a vital role in advocating for changes in health policy. Learn how nurses can be involved individually and collectively to influence health policy in our communities and our country.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will discuss the many ways to be an advocate for the nursing profession and patients and list ways to become involved in advocacy.


Monday

Effective communication and coaching are primary tools for success in our volunteer and professional lives. Learn the essential guidelines for effectively communicating with colleagues.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will describe and practice effective communication and describe coaching skills that will lead their team to desired outcomes.


Monday
136 - Technology - Novice
10:15am - 11:30am Central - April 15, 2019 | Room: Sapphire
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

As an ANNA leader, there are many online tools that can make your volunteer job easier. Review the basics of the tools you will need to use most: ANNA Connected, social media for your chapter, Doodle, Dropbox, and more as time allows.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be increasingly able to use technology tools to better serve in their volunteer roles.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
11:45am - 01:00pm Central - April 15, 2019

Monday
141 - Sepsis Recognition
11:45am - 01:00pm Central - April 15, 2019 | Room: Coronado Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  0.50 Rx

What are the signs and symptoms of sepsis in a patient with CKD? How does sepsis affect kidney function, and how does that impact sepsis treatment? Learn the answers to these questions as well as the long-term effects of septic shock.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will recognize and report signs of sepsis earlier and initiate treatment sooner, giving the patient the best chance of a good outcome.


Monday
142 - Burnout and Resilience: A Presentive Strategy
11:45am - 01:00pm Central - April 15, 2019 | Room: Wedgwood Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

How can you deal with burnout? How do you maintain – or build – resilience? Dr. Kauffman will share tips for preventing or circumventing burnout and achieving resilience in your professional life.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will describe resiliency and how that can be utilized as a preventive strategy for burnout.


Monday
143 - Home Therapy: Physical Assessment
11:45am - 01:00pm Central - April 15, 2019 | Room: Cortez AB
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

How does the interprofessional approach to home therapy comprehensive assessment differ from an assessment for an in-center patient? This and other questions are addressed in this discussion of patient assessment in the home setting.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speaker Disclosure:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will state a greater ability to assess patients efficiently and effectively in the home hemodialysis setting.


Monday
144 - Resistant Hypertension
11:45am - 01:00pm Central - April 15, 2019 | Room: Trinity Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  1.25 Rx

Explore the characteristics of resistant hypertension, including epidemiology, how to evaluate volume control, and what to expect in patients. Frequency of management follow up as well as the education and lifestyle reinforcement necessary to manage this disease process are discussed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will recognize resistant hypertension and associated complications, and be prepared to be involved in the planning and care of the patient experiencing this phenomenon.


Monday
145 - Mentoring Discussion Roundtables
11:45am - 01:00pm Central - April 15, 2019 | Room: Cortez CD
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will engage in discussion and learn the power of networking and mentorship, taking that knowledge back to the workplace.


Monday
146 - Technology - Intermediate
11:45am - 01:00pm Central - April 15, 2019 | Room: Sapphire
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

As an ANNA leader, there are many online tools that can make your volunteer job easier. Review the basics of ANNA Connected, social media for your chapter, Doodle, Dropbox, Google Drive, Eventbrite, and more. Also, learn some new online tools, tips, and tricks that may work for your chapter.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner with basic technology skills (as it relates to their ANNA leadership role only) will state an increased expansion of skills and an ability to pursue new technologies with greater ease.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
10:30am - 11:45am Central - April 16, 2019

Tuesday

If you are interested in starting an APRN-led CKD clinic, this session is for you! From the beginning details to guideline development, financial considerations, and impact on quality of care, learn about the many factors involved in establishing a CKD clinic in a nephrology practice.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will state an increased confidence in managing their role when assisting with the development of a new CKD clinic.


Tuesday
212 - Pressure Injuries
10:30am - 11:45am Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Sapphire
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

Develop a more in-depth understanding of pressure injury risk and prevention in patients in clinics, at home, and in acute care settings. Learn tips and techniques for assessing for pressure injuries in dialysis units when patients are fully clothed and what staff can do to help prevent pressure injuries.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will describe methods of assessing for and treating pressure injuries in ambulatory patients while protecting privacy and dignity.


Tuesday
213 - Transplant Readiness: Fundraising
10:30am - 11:45am Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Cortez CD
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

What are the costs related to transplantation? How can a patient in need of a transplant obtain financial support? This session explores potential sources of transplant funding, the increasing use of fundraising, and the pros and cons of fundraising websites.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to discuss various methods patients utilize to finance their transplant and be conversant with the challenges of each.


Tuesday
214 - Recognition of the Patient Abusing Alcohol
10:30am - 11:45am Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Cortez AB
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

It is important for clinicians to be able to recognize alcohol abuse in patients. This session addresses alcohol cues, index of suspicion, and assessment tools. In addition, discover ways to initiate a discussion about alcohol abuse and to identify the effect of an individual’s support system on recovery.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will describe assessments that will assist in recognizing signs and symptoms of alcohol abuse in patients with CKD.


Tuesday

Traditionally, older adults on dialysis have been considered higher risk than younger patients. Dr. Hain shares information about newer treatment models for older adults with end-stage renal disease and explores the concept of palliative dialysis in this important session for nurses who care for older patients.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to educate patients and significant others about palliative dialysis in older adults and the implications for their care and comfort.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
01:45pm - 03:00pm Central - April 16, 2019

Tuesday
231 - Hypotension Basics
01:45pm - 03:00pm Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Cortez AB
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  0.75 Rx

This session examines the basics of hypotension, including causes across the continuum of CKD, signs, symptoms, and treatment options. When should treatment be initiated? And, what are the differences in treatment when caring for acute, chronic, or transplant patients?

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will state an increased ability to assess, address, and manage hypotension in patients with CKD.


Tuesday
232 - When the State Comes Marching In: Is Your Staff Prepared?
01:45pm - 03:00pm Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Coronado Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

How do you prepare your unit for a survey? What is the process for the new and experienced APRN, RN, and PCT? Learn more about differentiating between surveys initiated due to patient complaints and those that are standard reviews; and develop an action plan for survey responses.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speaker Disclosure:
• Gail Dewald – Employee, National Dialysis Accreditation Commission

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will prepare a plan for assuring staff are well prepared for regulatory agency visits whenever they occur.


Tuesday

Learn all you need to know about Fabry disease. This session covers the disease pathology, genetics, inheritance pattern, associated renal changes, risks for progression to ESRD, and the role of nephrology nurses in patient care.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will discuss Fabry disease and its renal consequences, including medical and nursing care necessary to treat individuals with this disease process.


Tuesday
234 - From Idea to Article: Writing for Publication
01:45pm - 03:00pm Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Cortez CD
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

This session reviews manuscript development and publication processes and help participants create a plan for writing a manuscript for publication.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will describe the steps from developing a manuscript idea to preparing an article for publication.


Tuesday
235 - The Gut Microbiome: How the Gut Affects the Kidney
01:45pm - 03:00pm Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Wedgwood Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  0.50 Rx

What is the gut microbiome? Explore how the gut microbiome is involved in CKD progression and the development of complications. Recent interventions targeting the gut microbiome for therapeutic purposes are also shared.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to articulate what gut microbiomes are, how they affect the kidneys, and how that translates into patient care.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
03:15pm - 04:15pm Central - April 16, 2019

Tuesday
241 - Social Media Pitfalls
03:15pm - 04:15pm Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Cortez CD
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

Social media can be a wonderful tool, but there are potential pitfalls and dangers associated with this technology. Learn tips for what should and should not be posted on social media, ramifications of sharing inappropriate information, and ways to make social media more productive and beneficial. Instructions for using this technology will be provided as time permits.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to more effectively use social media for both personal and professional use while avoiding pitfalls that could cause professional trouble.


Tuesday

The Beers Criteria for determining the appropriateness of using various medications in older adults is the basis of this presentation. Application of this information to patients with CKD is also explored.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will describe an increased utilization of tools such as the Beers criteria for determining the appropriateness of medications for older adults.


Tuesday

This session addresses vascular access in pediatric patients with kidney disease, including the impact of the size of vessels, strategies for cannulation, and assessment and care of the cannulation site.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the learner caring for pediatric patients with ESRD and CKD will enhance care utilizing techniques designed for the growth and development stage of the patient.


Tuesday

Ms. Dinwiddie shares her experience in fostering professionalism and expertise by creating synergy between a nursing career and involvement in a professional nursing organization (ANNA). Explore the many facets of building a professional nursing career during this informative session.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will utilize the synergy that occurs between one’s profession and belonging to a professional nursing association to enhance their knowledge and career trajectory.


Tuesday
245 - Getting to the Heart of Malnutrition
03:15pm - 04:15pm Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Trinity Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

Malnutrition in patients with CKD is not uncommon, and there is growing understanding of the connection among inflammation, malnutrition, and cardiovascular health in CKD. Inflammation leads to protein energy wasting and is the basis for CKD and cardiovascular issues. Strategies to address these complexities are the focus of this session.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speaker Disclosure:
• Wai Yin Ho – Employee, Pentec Health

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to educate staff and patients about the connection among malnutrition, inflammation, and cardiovascular heath in patients with CKD.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
09:15am - 10:30am Central - April 17, 2019

Wednesday
311 - Transplant Allocation
09:15am - 10:30am Central - April 17, 2019 | Room: Wedgwood Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

How is the allocation system for transplants working? This session focuses on how kidneys are distributed and how patients and kidneys are matched for transplantation. Why the wait for transplants can be so long and how this time might potentially be reduced is also addressed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will accurately describe the process for allocation of kidneys for transplant.


Wednesday
312 - Stroke in Individuals with CKD
09:15am - 10:30am Central - April 17, 2019 | Room: Coronado Ballroom
Tags: ckd cva stroke
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  0.75 Rx

Patients with CKD are at risk for strokes. This session examines the specific risk factors for stroke in patients with CKD, emergency management if a stroke occurs, and the evidence-based guidelines for the care of this patient population.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will assess patients effectively, start the chain of command to alert the team, and provide proper, safe nursing care if a patient in a treatment facility has a cerebrovascular accident.


Wednesday
313 - Vascular Access
09:15am - 10:30am Central - April 17, 2019 | Room: Trinity Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

Nephrology nurse experts from the United States and Europe discuss vascular access in their respective countries with the goal of learning from each other and identifying best practices.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will discuss vascular access from an international perspective.


Wednesday
314 - How to Become a Leader: Primer for Millennials
09:15am - 10:30am Central - April 17, 2019 | Room: Cortez AB
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

How do you become a leader – at work, in your chapter, or in a volunteer role? Do you just "jump in"? Dr. Jackson Brown discusses various pathways to leadership and provide tips for how to begin, or continue on, your own journey to leadership.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner desiring to move into a leadership role will develop a plan for their own education and work to prepare for that journey.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
10:45am - 12:00pm Central - April 17, 2019

Wednesday
321 - Stop the Train: The Older Adult Using Peritoneal Dialysis
10:45am - 12:00pm Central - April 17, 2019 | Room: Wedgwood Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  0.50 Rx

This "stop the train" session focuses on the care of older adults using peritoneal dialysis. Case studies are presented to determine the assessment and treatment plans for various patient scenarios.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will care for older adults receiving peritoneal dialysis safely and efficiently.


Wednesday
322 - Nephrology Nursing Malpractice: How to Avoid Being Sued
10:45am - 12:00pm Central - April 17, 2019 | Room: Coronado Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

This session provides nephrology nurses with invaluable information on how to prevent a malpractice case. Case studies and discussion showcase various pitfalls to avoid in your professional life.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will care for patients effectively and in such a way to protect their license and prevent risk of lawsuits.


Wednesday
323 - Kidney Child Life Specialist
10:45am - 12:00pm Central - April 17, 2019 | Room: Cortez AB
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

Child life specialists are being used to great benefit with pediatric dialysis patients because of the support and developmental expertise they provide. Discussion includes therapeutic play to promote positive coping and the application of this technique in other settings.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will articulate what a kidney child life specialist is and share that information with administration if their practice could benefit from such expertise.


Wednesday
324 - Acid Base in CKD
10:45am - 12:00pm Central - April 17, 2019 | Room: Trinity Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  0.50 Rx

This session examines acid base balance in patients with CKD with a focus on differentiating metabolic versus pulmonary imbalances and acute versus chronic imbalances. The impact of the grade of imbalance on kidney function as well as strategies to restore balance across the continuum of CKD are shared.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will effectively assess a patient’s acid base balance both by physical assessment and ABG analysis, and safely care for the patient.