ANNA is currently offering free access to both content and contact hours for an educational program on chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD). Originally presented at the 2015 National Symposium in Orlando, FL, the session is entitled The Questions, Myths, and Facts Regarding the Management of CKD-MBD and offers 1.0 contact hours and 1.0 pharmacology hours. Presenters Jennifer Payton, MHCA, BSN, RN, CNN, and Wendy St.
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Couldn't make it to the Fall Meeting in Austin? A new educational package in the ANNA Online Library features four of the most popular sessions from the 2015 Fall Meeting. Listen to the live recording of the sessions, view the accompanying presentation materials, and earn contact hours. Topics include:
The results of ANNA's national elections have been finalized. Alice Hellebrand, MSN, RN, CNN, of Dumont, NJ, was elected to serve as ANNA President-Elect, and Jennifer Payton, MHCA, BSN, RN, CNN, of Goose Creek, SC, was elected as Secretary. Tamara Kear, PhD, RN, CNS, CNN, of Doylestown, PA, and Caroline Steward, MSN, RN, APN-C, CCRN, CNN, of Ewing, NJ, were named Directors.
ANNA's Advanced Practice Specialty Practice Network (SPN) has compiled two lists of resources to assist advanced practice nurses in their daily practice. The Advanced Practice Resource list includes links to apps, clinical practice guidelines, and websites. The Patient Education Resource list includes links to online resources (including websites, fact sheets, and videos), educational handouts, and health literacy considerations.
CExpress is a series of brief online educational programs that provide an overview of topics that non-nephrology nurses may find helpful in providing care for individuals in various stages of chronic kidney disease.