A list of the abstracts accepted for presentation at the 2014 ANNA National Symposium appears below. Click on a title to access the full text of the abstract. Patient’s Perception of Noise Disturbance in the Kidney Center (F. Abdullah & K. Rettke) A Standardized Algorithm for Peritonitis Surveillance (M. Cassin, L. Njord, J. Clere, S. Motter, M. Guest, & J. Moran) Choice of Drain Systems and Associated Peritonitis Rates in Automated Peritoneal Dialysis Patients (M. Cassin, B. Steers, L. Njord, C. Pyke, C. Wood, M. Krishnan, & J. Moran) Infant Hemodialysis: A Performance Improvement Project (N.E. Cuellar & S.V. Louis) A Pilot Quality Improvement Program to Minimize Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infection in an Outpatient Hemodialysis Setting (N. Culkin,, D. Van Wyck, P. Provonost, C. Goeschel, M. Krishnan, L. Njord, & A. Nissenson) Knowledge, Self-Management, and Self-Efficacy in CKD Patients (D.E. Drenzyk, M. Gardner, & J.L. Welch) Evaluation of Kidney Disease Education on Clinical Outcomes and Knowledge of Self-Management Behaviors of CKD Patients (C.D. Enworom) “Dan, the Man”; Renal Simulation and Knowledge Transformation (A. Gooden & K. Fisher) Hemodialysis Session Length Has a Dose Relationship With Hazard Rates of Cause-Specific Hospitalization and Mortality (I. Goykhman, S.M. Brunelli, E. Anum, K. Ramakrishnan, D.E. Jensen, G. Marlowe, M. Krishnan, & A.R. Nissenson) Patient-Centered Contributors to Phosphorus Control in a Stand-Alone Hemodialysis Center (C. Joson, P. Parab, S. Kim, S. Tovar, A.C. Abcar, & J.J. Sim) Improving Outcomes in Surgical Placement of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters by Educating Nurses (V. Kanute & S. Patrick) Quality Improvement Initiative Assessing Real-Time Hematocrit Monitoring to Predict Dosage Adjustment of Erythropoietin Stimulating Agents in Pediatric Chronic Hemodialysis Patients (J. Kelley, J. Listman, K. Kolnacki, & S. Fallone) A Quality Improvement Project: The Development and Implementation of a Culturally Specific Chronic Kidney Disease Education Program in the Hispanic Population (T. Lopez-Campbell & S. Fruh) Establishing Skilled Communication as a Core Competency for Hemodialysis Nurses & Technicians (K. Mahoney & M. Perrecone) National Opportunity to Improve Infection Control in ESRD (NOTICE) (J. Messana, MD, J. Deane, D. Carlson, K. Smith, & K. Ward) Effects of Individualized Educational Program on Medication Adherence and Physiological Parameters in Chronic Kidney Disease Mineral Metabolism Disturbance (CKD-MMD) Hemodialysis Patients (Y.R. Na, E.Y. Im, M.G. Kim, I.S. Kim, J.Y. Suk, K.J., & S.Y. Ha) Implementing a Clinical Advancement Program in Nephrology Nursing - The Pain and Gain (A. Palearas) Dialysis in the Hospital Setting: Comparison of Kt/V (ID) versus spKt/V (URR) (V. Paracuelles, M. Hodge, M. Wilson, K. Ingram, M. Craig, B. Don, & L. Soohoo) Husbands Living with Women on Dialysis: Embracing Their Transformed Life (M. Pelletier-Hibbert) Gastrointestinal Symptoms among African Americans with ESRD Undergoing Hemodialysis (J.R. Robinson, G. Daniels, C. Walker, & S. Anderson) Improving Patient Safety by Improving Water Quality: A CQI Project Aimed at Reducing Positive Dialysate and Endotoxin Culture Rates (E.J. Ryan) A Nephrology Nurse Designed Skin Surveillance Protocol to Identify Hospitalized Hemodialysis Patients at Increased Risk for Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcer Formation (M.A. Sarantos, A. Hubbard, & D.C. Smith) The Progression of Kidney Disease in HIV Patients (J.A. Smith) Discovering M.A.R.S. Developing Competency for High Risk – Low Volume Procedures (A. Troke & W. Christenson) Electronic Medical Record Use and Satisfaction in the U.S. Dialysis Setting (J. Vavrinchik, A. Yang, & S. Burrows-Hudson) Evaluation of Dialysis Modality Education and Barriers in U.S. Dialysis Facilities (J. Vavrinchik, A. Yang, & S. Burrows-Hudson) *Abstracts appear in alphabetical order by presenter as submitted.