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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
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
243 - Vascular Access in Pediatric Patients with CKD and ESRD
03:15pm - 04:15pm Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Sapphire
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

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.