A list of the abstracts accepted for presentation at the 2017 ANNA National Symposium appears below. Click on a title below to access the full text of the abstract. Abstracts Implementation of Nursing Telephone Follow-Up to Reduce 30-Day Readmissions for the Adult Hemodialysis Patient (Briscoe, G.T.) A Comparison of Time to Dialysis Among Individuals With and Without Access to a Nurse-Facilitated Disease Management Program (Chien, A., Haig, K., Bannister, W., Plosser, K., Ruyter, M., & Stankovic, A.) Nursing Interventions for Intradialytic Hypoxemia in Hemodialysis Patients (Deziel, S., & Vaughn, C.) Renal Care in Children with Spina Bifida: A Retrospective Cohort Study (Freeman, J., Bennett, P., Hutchinson, A., Johnstone, L., Jeyakumar, Y., & Rawson, H.) Etelcalcetide, A Novel Synthetic, D-Amino Acid Peptide – Results from Placebo-Controlled Studies (Gibson, C., & Hain, D.) Transitioning from the Chronic Setting to the Acute Care Dialysis Setting Successfully (Grami, P., Abard, A., Alegado, L., & Musni, C.) Review of Educational Tools and Awareness of Venous Needle Dislodgement (VND) (Halldin, S., Keane, D., & Van Waeleghem, J.) CSI-Nephro: Communication Skills Initiative in Nephrology – A Pilot Program (Hoffman, H., Adler, J., O’Callaghan, A., Stallworthy, E., & Thomas, R.) Pediatric Transplant: Quality of Life (Kanute, V., & Richards, C.) Chronic Kidney Disease: Early Education Intervention in Primary Care Setting (Kauffman, J.C.) A Strategy for Increasing Nephrology Nurse Certification (Ludlow, M., Murphy, S., & Zorilla, D.) Combined Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) and Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE): Alternative Method in Dual Therapies (Marquez, I.I., & Oabel, N.D.) Lower Risk of Home Hemodialysis Attrition in Female Patients Using a Telehealth Platform (Mortier, L., & Weinhandl, E.) Cascade of Changes – A Manager’s Journey (Naig, C., & Kramp, K.) Ongoing, Open-Label Study of Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate in Patients with Hyperkalemia (Payne, T., Singh, B., & Menoyo, J.) Validation of National Healthcare Safety Network Dialysis Event Data – Georgia 2015 (Peralta, G.S., Smith, L., Sanlis, K., Negley, J., & Drenzek, C.) Empowering RNs to Develop Individualized Plans of Care for Hospitalized Hemodialysis Patients (Ryan, J., Faelnar, P., & Slifer, D.) Patient Throughput Checklist: A Solution to Prevent Hospital Discharge Delay (Shui, H., Ugochuckwu, J., Haj-Khalil, S., Leonard, J., & Messner, G.) What Is Our Culture of Safety? An Analysis of Staff Perceptions about Culture of Safety in the Outpatient Dialysis Setting (Stafford, T.K.) Benefits of the Dual Stage Ultrafilter (DSU) in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients: Evidence for Improved ESA Responsiveness (Villota, R., Valeri, A., & Duffy, J.) Reaching Consensus on Outcomes for Successful Cannulation of the Arteriovenous Fistula: Patient and Healthcare Provider Perspectives (Wilson, B., & Harwood, L.) *Abstracts appear in alphabetical order by presenter as submitted.