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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
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
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.