Who Should Attend

  • Nurses, technicians, and health care professionals who care for patients with kidney disease
  • Staff nurses, advanced practice nurses, managers, educators, and researchers specializing in nephrology
  • Dialysis care providers
  • Transplant coordinators and professionals
  • Diabetes educators
  • Student nurses (special rates available)

Join Us in Anaheim!

ANNA’s National Symposium — the premier nephrology nursing meeting of the year — is guaranteed to expand your knowledge base, enhance your clinical skills, and translate evidence into your daily practice. Join us for this special 45th anniversary meeting!

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Top Reasons to Attend

  • Earn continuing nursing education (CNE) and pharmacology credits.
  • Explore the latest trends in nephrology nursing practice.
  • Discover ways to improve patient care.
  • Network with other professionals in the specialty.
  • Visit with industry representatives and learn about the latest products, technology, and services.
  • New! Receive a bonus 5 extra CNE credits after the meeting (see details).

Experience a diverse educational program and expand your professional network
at ANNA’s 45th National Symposium!

Program Goal

The National Symposium will provide an educational and networking environment that will assist nephrology professionals to enhance their knowledge and practice.

ANNA's Mission

ANNA promotes excellence in and appreciation of nephrology nursing so we can make a positive difference for people with kidney disease.

National Symposium Planning Committee

Conferences Committee Chairperson
Sally Campoy, DNP, ANP-BC, CNN-NP

Conferences Committee Chairperson Designate
Denise Murcek, MSN, APRN, CNN

Director of Education Services
Hazel Dennison, DNP, RN, APNc, CPHQ, CNE

Committee Members
Emily Arnold, BSN, RN, CNN
Sandy Bodin, MA, RN, CNN
Dawn Koonkongsatian, MSN, Ed, RN, CNN
Kristin Larson, MSN, RN, ANP, GNP, CNN
Mary Schira, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC
Beth St. John, MSN, RN
Lucy Todd, MSN, ACNP-BC, CNN
Kyra Trappett, RN

Value of Attendance

Need to justify the value of attending the symposium or obtain support from your workplace or employer? Adapt our sample letter and submit it to your facility to demonstrate how your workplace will benefit from your attendance at the National Symposium. Download the Attendee Justification Letter Template.