5:45 am - 6:45 am
Healthy Living / Fitness Walk
Health, Fitness, and Yoga
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.)
Breakfast / Symposium
Individualized ESRD Care – One Patient at a Time
Supported through an educational grant from Satellite Healthcare, Inc.
8:45 am - 10:15 am
Exhibits / Posters / Coffee Break
Posters will be presented during exhibit hours on Sunday and Monday. Contact hours are available for attending poster sessions.
Specialty Practice Networking Sessions (131-135)
Hemodialysis ~ The Buck Stops Here: Your Role in Infection Prevention
Home Therapies ~ Keeping Patients Home and Healthy
Transplantation ~ Novel Immunosuppressive Protocols for Kidney Transplantation and Treatment of Rejection
Acute Care ~ Safe Working Hours: Empowering Nurses to Take a Stand
Chronic Kidney Disease ~ Taking Patient Teaching to the Next Level
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Specialty Practice Networking Sessions (141-145)
Health Policy ~ Advocacy: Why and How?
Advanced Practice ~ Depression, Assessment, Treatment, and Evaluation in Chronic Disease
Administration ~ Independence Day Revisited: Engaging Patients in Self-Management
Pediatric ~ Health Literacy and Development of Teaching Materials for Readability
Educator ~ Mentoring and Precepting: How to Make and Keep Talented Nurses
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Included in registration fee.
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions (161-165)
Cleaning Up Our Act: Achieving Adequacy
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.
Go Big or Go Home: A Personal Journey to Policy Power
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.
Management of the Pediatric Patient
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.
Dialysis Complications 101
Elizabeth St. John, MSN, CNN
This session will review common complications seen during dialysis treatments and provide steps to help prevent or mitigate complications.
Peritoneal Dialysis Access Management
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)
Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice: Implementing Standards in Daily Practice
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.
Exercise and Dialysis: What Can Busy Nephrology Nurses Do?
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.
Management of the Burn Patient with Acute Kidney Injury
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.
Adult Education Principles: Enhancing CKD Patient Education
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.
Dinner / Symposium
HCV and the Kidney: Management and Infection Control in Patients with CKD and ESRD
Supported through an educational grant from Merck