1/19/11 - ANNA News & Events

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American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA) 
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News

ANNA Offers Discounted Symposium Registration Fee
A special discounted fee is available to those who register for ANNA's 42nd National Symposium by February 4, 2011. Online registration for the symposium, which will be held March 27-30, 2011, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA, is available on the ANNA Web site. The meeting offers a broad range of education sessions, as well as special events, networking and a packed exhibit hall. View the program

ANNA Kidney Education Campaign Impresses Country’s Policymakers
ANNA hosted members of Congress and other lawmakers across the country during the association’s annual Kidney Disease Awareness and Education (KDAE) Week, August 9-13, 2010. The policymakers visited dialysis facilities, chronic kidney disease (CKD) education programs, vascular access programs and transplant centers. During the visits, ANNA members spoke to the legislators about kidney disease, treatment options and legislative issues facing the renal community. While visits occur throughout the year, KDAE Week serves as a focus week.

To supplement the tours, nurses shared ANNA’s "End Stage Renal Disease Briefing Book for State and Federal Policymakers: A Guide to Kidney Disease Awareness and Education,” as well as fact sheets on nursing workforce issues, biomedical research funding, kidney disease incidence by state, and other health policy-related topics. Download fact sheets in the Health Policy section on ANNA’s Web site.

Events

ANNA Winter 2011 Webinar

Dates: February 15, 2011 (6:30 p.m. ET), and February 22, 2011 (6:30 p.m. PT)

Title: “Inflammatory Gastrointestinal Disorders in Patients with CKD”

Speaker: Jean Colaneri, ACNP-BC, CNN

Contact: ANNA National Office: Phone 888-600-2662; 856-256-2320; E-mail: anna@ajj.com Web site: www.annanurse.org

ANNA 42nd National Symposium

Date: March 27-30, 2011

Location: Sheraton Boston & Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA

Event Information: View program and register online

Contact: ANNA National Office: Phone 888-600-2662; 856-256-2320; E-mail: anna@ajj.com Web site: www.annanurse.org

ANNA Fall Meeting for Nephrology Nurses, Managers, and Advanced Practice Nurses

Date: September 24-26, 2011

Location: Atlanta Hilton, Atlanta, Georgia

Contact: ANNA National Office: Phone 888-600-2662; 856-256-2320; E-mail: anna@ajj.com

Web site: www.annanurse.org

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ANNA is a professional nursing association with over 12,000 members.Its mission is to promote excellence by advancing nephrology nursing practice and positivelyinfluence outcomes for individuals with kidney disease.