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Free Webinar ~ Surviving COVID-19: Mental Health Support for Kidney Disease Professionals

Posted on May 11, 2020

ANNA collaborated with the American Society of Nephrology and the National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists to present a free webinar entitled "Surviving COVID-19: Mental Health Support for Kidney Disease Professionals" on May 14, 2020. Presenters examined the mental health challenges of kidney professionals practicing during the COVID-19 pandemic and explored resources and techniques to support their mental health.

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2020: The Year of the Nurse

Posted on May 01, 2020

The World Health Assembly has designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife to honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth and to advance

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ANNA Offers FREE Online Kidney Care Education for All Nurses

Posted on Apr 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in patients developing kidney impairment requiring renal replacement therapies. To meet the learning needs of nephrology and non-nephrology nurses caring for patients with acute kidney injury, ANNA is offering free access to four online CNE bundles addressing the following topic areas:

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WHO Releases State of the World's Nursing Report 2020

Posted on Apr 07, 2020

On April 7, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and Nursing Now, issued the State of the World's Nursing Report 2020: Investing in Education, Jobs, and Leadership.

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KDIGO Releases 2020 Transplant Candidate Clinical Practice Guideline

Posted on Apr 07, 2020

Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) has released the 2020 Clinical Practice Guideline on the Evaluation and Management of Candidates for Kidney Transplantation. The guideline examines current evidence on the risks of transplantation associated with specific conditions and provides recommendations for clinicians to address specific risk factors in isolation in order to minimize risks and maximize the chances of a successful outcome for transplant recipients.

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