Preconference Workshops

Sunday, April 19

A separate registration fee is required to attend a preconference workshop (see fees).

7:00 am - 1:15 pm

Preconference Workshop

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Certification Review Course

6.0 CH, 2.0 Rx

Lynda Ball, MSN, RN, CNN, Chair
Deborah Brooks, MSN, RN, APN-BC, CNN, CNN-NP
Diane Derkowski, MA, RN, CNN, CCTC
Joanna Neumann, RN, CNN

This workshop will provide a comprehensive review of nephrology nursing, including nephrology concepts and treatment modalities, and is ideal for individuals preparing for certification in nephrology nursing.

7:00 am - 1:15 pm

Preconference Workshop

020

Advocacy for Patient/Nurse Safety: Proposing Standards in the Acute Care Setting

6.0 CH

Robin Collins, MS, BSN, RN, CNML
Tara Crockett, BN, RN, CHSE, CCRN
Stephanie Elliott, MS, RN, CNN
Faith Lynch, MSN, RN
Naveed Masani, MD, FACP, FASN
Barbara Odom, BSN, RN, CDN

Acute dialysis is provided in hospitals across the United States. While chronic dialysis units have conditions for coverage to guide their daily standards of practice, acute care dialysis settings have minimal regulatory and quality guidance. This workshop will address workplace issues, such as work hours, staffing patterns, bullying, and violence, and provide best practice standards for acute dialysis settings with an emphasis on patient and nurse safety.

7:00 am - 1:15 pm

Preconference Workshop

030

Hyper/Hypotension in Dialysis and Chronic Kidney Disease

6.0 CH, 3.0 Rx

Zorica Kauric-Klein, PhD, APRN-BC
Shannon Lang, MSN, RN, AGACNP-BC
Wendy St. Peter, FCCP, FASN, FNKF
Raymond Townsend, MD

Blood pressure management is a common challenge for nephrology nurses caring for patients on dialysis. This workshop will review the pathophysiology of blood pressure conditions in kidney disease, nursing assessment, treatment options, and guidelines governing evidence-based care.

7:00 am - 1:15 pm

Leadership Education And Development (LEAD) Workshop*


040

LEAD Workshop for Chapter Officers*

By Invitation Only

This workshop will provide leadership training and development for ANNA chapter officers. Invitations and complete program details will be provided to incoming 2020-2021 chapter officers in February 2020. Click here for more information.

7:00 am - 1:15 pm

Leadership Education And Development (LEAD) Workshop*


050

LEAD Workshop for SPN Leaders/Advisors*

By Invitation Only

This workshop will provide leadership training and development for Specialty Practice Network (SPN) Leaders and Advisors. Invitations and complete program details will be provided to incoming 2020-2021 SPN Leaders/Advisors in February 2020. Click here for more information.

*Note: The LEAD orientation program includes the preconference workshop and two symposium sessions on Monday, April 15 (session #135 or #136 AND session #145 or #146).

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