April 7 - 10, 2017 | Marriott Wardman Park | Washington, DC

NETWORK with a community of nephrology nurses like you!

LEARN from experts about treatment trends and patient care innovations.

Saturday, April 8

5:45 am - 6:45 am

Healthy Living / Fitness Walk

105

Health, Fitness, and Yoga

0.5 CH

Dawn Koonkongsatian, MSN Ed, RN, CNN

Earn contact hours while you exercise! You will have the opportunity to download an MP3 recording of an educational presentation for the walk. (Registration for the walk begins at 5:45 am. The walk begins at 6:00 am.)

7:15 am - 8:45 am

Breakfast / Symposium

110

Individualized ESRD Care – One Patient at a Time

1.0 CH

Supported through an educational grant from Satellite Healthcare, Inc.

8:45 am - 10:15 am

Exhibits / Posters / Coffee Break

120

Poster Presentations

1.0 CH

Posters will be presented during exhibit hours on Sunday and Monday. Contact hours are available for attending poster sessions.


10:15 am - 11:15 am

Specialty Practice Networking Sessions (131-135)

131

Hemodialysis ~ The Buck Stops Here: Your Role in Infection Prevention

1.0 CH
132

Home Therapies ~ Keeping Patients Home and Healthy

1.0 CH
133

Transplantation ~ Novel Immunosuppressive Protocols for Kidney Transplantation and Treatment of Rejection

1.0 CH, 1.0 Rx
134

Acute Care ~ Safe Working Hours: Empowering Nurses to Take a Stand

1.0 CH
135

Chronic Kidney Disease ~ Taking Patient Teaching to the Next Level

1.0 CH

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Specialty Practice Networking Sessions (141-145)

141

Health Policy ~ Advocacy: Why and How?

1.0 CH
142

Advanced Practice ~ Depression, Assessment, Treatment, and Evaluation in Chronic Disease

1.0 CH
143

Administration ~ Independence Day Revisited: Engaging Patients in Self-Management

1.0 CH
144

Pediatric ~ Health Literacy and Development of Teaching Materials for Readability

1.0 CH
145

Educator ~ Mentoring and Precepting: How to Make and Keep Talented Nurses

1.0 CH

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch

150

Box Lunch

Included in registration fee.

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions (161-165)

161

Cleaning Up Our Act: Achieving Adequacy

1.25 CH

Leah Foster Smith, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Are you struggling with consistently achieving adequacy for your patients? This session will address the impact adequacy has on patients and strategies to develop a team approach with the APN, RN, and clinical staff to achieve adequacy measures on a consistent basis.


162

Go Big or Go Home: A Personal Journey to Policy Power

1.25 CH

Gale Adcock, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Ms. Adcock will share her personal journey moving from diploma RN to nurse practitioner, and from Board of Nursing member to local mayor pro tem to member of the House of Representatives.


163

Management of the Pediatric Patient

1.25 CH

Daniel Ranch, MD

This session will focus on complications of kidney disease specific to children, treatment modality options, and strategies to include children and their caregivers in treatment decisions and self-care.


164

Dialysis Complications 101

1.25 CH

Elizabeth St. John, MSN, CNN

This session will review common complications seen during dialysis treatments and provide steps to help prevent or mitigate complications.


165

Peritoneal Dialysis Access Management

1.25 CH

Matthew Oliver, MD, MHS, FRCPC

This session will review placement assessment, surgical technique, and management of a peritoneal dialysis catheter.

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Exhibits / Posters / Beverage Break

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions (171-175)

171

Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice: Implementing Standards in Daily Practice

1.25 CH

Norma Gomez, MSN, MBA, RN, CNNe
Debra Castner, APN, RN, CNN
Debra Hain, PhD, ARNP, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP

The Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice (2017) provide a resource for evaluating nephrology nursing practice; identifying nephrology nurses’ responsibilities; and developing quality improvement and professional development programs, position descriptions, and policies and procedures. Learn more about implementing the Standards in daily practice.


172

Exercise and Dialysis: What Can Busy Nephrology Nurses Do?

1.25 CH

Paul Bennett, PhD, RN, GCSc

This session will review barriers to exercise in the kidney disease patient population and provide strategies for nurses to encourage and incorporate intradialytic exercise in patient care.


173

Management of the Burn Patient with Acute Kidney Injury

1.25 CH, 1.25 Rx

Rasheed Balogun, MD, FACP, FASN, HP(ASCP)

This session will address the incidence of acute kidney injury in burn patients and considerations for this population, including sepsis risk, fluid imbalance, volume resuscitation, and nephrotoxic drugs.


174

Adult Education Principles: Enhancing CKD Patient Education

1.25 CH

Dawn Koonkongsatian, MSN Ed, RN, CNN

This session will review basic patient education principles, identify learning barriers and difficulties, and suggest techniques for enhancing patient education in the adult CKD population.

5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

ANNA Town Hall

Meet with members of the ANNA Board of Directors who will be available to answer questions, listen to suggestions and concerns, and discuss issues of importance to ANNA members.

6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Dinner / Symposium

180

HCV and the Kidney: Management and Infection Control in Patients with CKD and ESRD

1.0 CH

Supported through an educational grant from Merck

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