Who Should Attend

  • Nurses, technicians, and health care professionals who care for patients with kidney disease
  • Staff nurses, advanced practice nurses, managers, educators, and researchers specializing in nephrology
  • Dialysis care providers
  • Transplant coordinators and professionals
  • Diabetes educators
  • Student nurses (special rates available)

Join Us in Anaheim!

ANNA’s National Symposium — the premier nephrology nursing meeting of the year — is guaranteed to expand your knowledge base, enhance your clinical skills, and translate evidence into your daily practice. Join us for this special 45th anniversary meeting!

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Top Reasons to Attend

  • Earn continuing nursing education (CNE) and pharmacology credits.
  • Explore the latest trends in nephrology nursing practice.
  • Discover ways to improve patient care.
  • Network with other professionals in the specialty.
  • Visit with industry representatives and learn about the latest products, technology, and services.
  • New! Receive a bonus 5 extra CNE credits after the meeting (see details).

Volunteer Leaders Workshop

ANNA values the contributions of its volunteer leaders and stands committed to their orientation to the association’s business and their volunteer roles. Leadership development and training for our leaders is offered during the Volunteer Leaders Workshop (VLW).

Registration is open! Register online at www.annanurse.org/vlw.

Become one of the "stars" of ANNA!

Join us as we celebrate leadership in nephrology nursing. Guest registration available. See details below.

  • Imagine what you can accomplish . . .
  • Believe in the strength of ANNA . . .
  • Achieve your own professional objectives.

Who can attend the VLW?

Volunteer leaders serving in a chapter, regional, or national role during the 2014-15 year are invited and encouraged to attend. These roles include:

  • Chapter Officer
  • Chapter Health Policy Representative
  • Regional Officer
  • Committee Chairperson
  • SPN Facilitator / Leader
  • Board of Directors

What is the cost to attend?

There is no charge to attend this workshop if you will serve in a volunteer role during 2014-15.

How do I register?

Volunteer leaders will receive a personal invitation to register. Registration opens on February 1, 2014. Register online at www.annanurse.org/vlw.

Be Our Guest!

If you’re not a volunteer in an official ANNA role but want to know more about our leadership opportunities, you may attend the VLW as a guest for a special guest registration rate of $75. Click here for more information. [PDF]

Tentative Schedule

Friday, April 11 Saturday, April 12 Sunday, April 13
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration Open
7:00 am – 8:00 am
Registration Open
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
VLW Sessions-Day 2
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Welcome Reception
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
VLW Sessions-Day 1
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Opening Ceremonies
45th National Symposium

For more information, contact the ANNA National Office at VLW@ajj.com