Please note: All event times are Pacific Time Zone.
6:30 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast / CE Symposium
Newer Therapies to Optimize Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Supported through an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
8:45 am - 10:30 am
Exhibits / Posters / Coffee Break
Plan your time in the exhibit hall and meet with companies about their products and services.
10:30 am - 11:45 am
Concurrent Sessions (211-214)
Conflict Resolution in the Nephrology Profession
Judy Kauffman, DNP, MSN, RN, CNN
In this session, participants will explore conflict resolution in the workplace. Strategies for effective resolution will be discussed. This session will also raise awareness of the benefits to conflict resolution.
Addressing Socioeconomic Deprivation Among Patients with Kidney Disease
Jami Smith Brown, DHEd, MSN, RN, CNN
Andrea Moore, LMSW
Amber Paulus, PhD, RN, CPHQ
Participants will discover a newly validated risk assessment tool that identifies socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods to predict risk for poorer health outcomes in smaller geographic areas and target health resources at the patient level. A quality improvement project for patients with chronic kidney disease involving this predictor tool will be discussed.
What COVID-19 Taught Us About Inflammation, Immunity, and the Greek Alphabet
Mary Schira, PhD, APRN, ACNP-BC
Refresh your understanding of inflammatory processes and immunity. This session will explore these concepts in the context of the COVID-19 virus, and will cover viral replication and variant development while addressing the relevance to nephrology nursing practice.
Value-Based Team Care in Optimizing Medication Management in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Tracy Anderson-Haag, PharmD, BCPS
This presentation will address how a value-based care model can significantly improve patient outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease. Discussion will cover complex medication management and partnering with pharmacists and other clinical team members to achieve success for the greatest number of patients.
12:00 nn - 1:15 pm
Nephrology Nurse Recognition Luncheon
Network with friends and celebrate the professional accomplishments of colleagues as the ANNA Outstanding Achievement Award winners are announced. The luncheon also will include the annual ANNA business meeting and induction of the 2023-2024 Board of Directors.
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Concurrent Sessions (231-234)
From Idea to Article: Writing for Publication Workshop
Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAONL, FAAN
Nephrology Nursing Journal Editor-in-Chief Beth Ulrich will review the manuscript development, peer review, and publication processes and provide tips for developing a plan for writing and submitting a manuscript for publication.
Vaccinations in Chronic Kidney Disease and Hesitancy with COVID-19 Vaccination
Rasheed Balogun, MD, FACP, FASN, HP (ASCP)
This session will cover considerations for patients with chronic kidney disease related to vaccinations, with emphasis on COVID-19 vaccines. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of vaccine acceptance and vaccine hesitancy.
Home Dialysis: Maximizing Patient Participation
Marijo Johnson, MSN, RN, CNN
This session will outline the eligibility criteria for modality selection for patients with chronic kidney disease and will explore common misconceptions surrounding this process. Participants also will have an opportunity to explore how they can best support patients who are using home modalities.
Oral Health, Health-Related Quality of Life, and Hemodialysis: A Practice Update for Nephrology Nurses
Kimberly Wallace, PhD, RN, NP-C
The speaker will present original research findings around the correlation of poor oral health to overall poorer general health and decreased quality of life for patients on hemodialysis. Implications for nephrology nursing practice will be discussed.
Explore Palm Springs!
Spend your afternoon and evening exploring Palm Springs. The symposium program features pre-recorded, on-demand educational content accessible at your convenience, enabling in-person attendees to enjoy leisure time while in California. All registrants (in-person and livestream) will have access to on-demand session content. (View information about on-demand sessions. )
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Coffee & Dessert / CE Presentation
Patient Perspectives: Understanding the Burden and Challenges of Dialysis Patients with Anemia Due to CKD
Supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wine & Cheese / CE Presentation
Symptom-Based Complications in Dialysis: A Conversation with KDIGO
Brought to you by KDIGO / Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from CSL Vifor