Entire Conference - 16.25 CE Included

Sep 22, 2017 ‐ Sep 25, 2017


Standard: $475.00
Members: $375.00

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See Me Soar: Unleashing the Leader Within

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See Me Soar: Unleashing the Leader Within

Sep 23, 2017 10:00am ‐ Sep 23, 2017 11:30am

Dr. Hain draws on her years of experience as a nephrology nurse practitioner committed to improving patient care and health outcomes for an ethnically diverse population of adults with CKD and diabetes. This session focuses on tapping into your leadership potential and cultivating those skills in your professional setting. Discover how to unite staff to improve your workplace and enhance patient care and outcomes.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will state a desire to be the best nurse possible by developing inner leadership abilities and skills.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Introduction to the NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Protocol

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Introduction to the NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Protocol

Sep 23, 2017 1:45pm ‐ Sep 23, 2017 3:00pm

National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Dialysis Event Surveillance reporting is required for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP) rule. This session provides a complete introduction to the NHSN Dialysis Event reporting requirements and the surveillance definitions necessary to provide complete and accurate monthly reporting.

This session was offered through a partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide training opportunities for nephrology nurses.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Tamara Kear – Board of Directors, American Nephrology Nurses Association

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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will list the National Healthcare Safety Network Dialysis Event Surveillance reporting requirements necessary for monthly reporting.

Moderator(s): Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Alphabet Soup of Quality

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Alphabet Soup of Quality

Sep 23, 2017 1:45pm ‐ Sep 23, 2017 3:00pm

This session helps eliminate the confusion about the alphabet soup that exists in the world of quality. What do QIP and QAI mean? How are they different? What is the significance of a five-star rating? How does it relate to pay for performance? Get the answers to these questions and more during this session.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will state an increased knowledge of the different types of quality programs and initiatives as well as their own responsibility in working with those programs.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Apheresis: A Treatment Update

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Apheresis: A Treatment Update

Sep 23, 2017 1:45pm ‐ Sep 23, 2017 3:00pm

This session focuses on apheresis, a procedure that is being used more commonly in patients. The established clinical guidelines for the use of apheresis and the top ten topics for ensuring trouble-free procedures are shared.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will describe the uses of apheresis, how it works, and guidelines for its utilization.

Speaker(s):
Tags: apharesis
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Evaluating and Trending Laboratory Data in Chronic Dialysis Patients

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Evaluating and Trending Laboratory Data in Chronic Dialysis Patients

Sep 23, 2017 1:45pm ‐ Sep 23, 2017 3:00pm

Labs are drawn frequently on patients with CKD. This session compares the labs that are needed on a weekly versus a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis. Trends in the values of each lab and the implications of changing lab results are examined.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will describe an increased ability to recognize, educate, and plan care for ESRD patients on dialysis.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Advanced NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Reporting and Introduction to NHSN Reports

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Advanced NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Reporting and Introduction to NHSN Reports

Sep 23, 2017 3:15pm ‐ Sep 23, 2017 4:30pm

Learn how to apply National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Dialysis Event Surveillance definitions and use NHSN data for performance improvement. The session also includes an introduction to running and interpreting the most popular NHSN reports so you can review your facility's data, including Dialysis Event bloodstream infection (BSI) rates and the BSI Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR).

This session was offered through a partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide training opportunities for nephrology nurses.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Tamara Kear – Board of Directors, American Nephrology Nurses Association

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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology professionals will accurately review the National Healthcare Safety Network Dialysis Event Surveillance data for performance improvement.

Moderator(s): Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Disclosing Errors: Law, Ethics, and Best Practices

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Disclosing Errors: Law, Ethics, and Best Practices

Sep 23, 2017 3:15pm ‐ Sep 23, 2017 4:30pm

Patient safety became a focus of modern health care when medical errors became news. This session is a primer on the ethical and regulatory requirements for error reporting as well as the current guidelines and best practices for reporting. The application of medical professional apology statutes are also highlighted.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will articulate the ethical issues surrounding medical errors and describe the use of medical apology statutes.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Dialysis in the Operating Room

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Dialysis in the Operating Room

Sep 23, 2017 3:15pm ‐ Sep 23, 2017 4:30pm

Patients are now being dialyzed in the operating room (OR). This session focuses on the collaborative approach essential to implementing this treatment plan, when it may be necessary, and management of this procedure in the OR. Finally, the nursing implications are discussed.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will describe their role when caring for a patient receiving dialysis during another major medical procedure.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Understanding the Sodium-Water Connection

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Understanding the Sodium-Water Connection

Sep 23, 2017 3:15pm ‐ Sep 23, 2017 4:30pm

This session addresses the connection between sodium and water and the changes in mechanics when a person develops CKD. Methods to keep a patient’s sodium and water in balance are also discussed.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will compare the mechanics of sodium and water balance in patients with CKD to patients who do not have that disease process.

Speaker(s):
  • Kim M. Alleman, MS, APRN, FNP-BC, CNN-NP, Hartford Hospital Transplant
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Advanced Concepts in Heart Failure in Patients with Altered Kidney Function

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Advanced Concepts in Heart Failure in Patients with Altered Kidney Function

Sep 24, 2017 10:00am ‐ Sep 24, 2017 11:30am

New evidence about the pathophysiology of heart failure takes into consideration preserved ventricular heart failure. This session focuses on the levels of symptom severity, classification of heart failure, as well as treatment goals.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Tamara Kear – Board of Directors, American Nephrology Nurses Association

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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will describe the new evidence related to pathophysiology of heart failure, compare the definitions of heart failure, and state an increased confidence in their ability to care for heart failure in patients.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00