4/4/06 - American Nephrology Nurses' Association Introduces New Edition of Contemporary Nephrology Nursing Textbook

April 4, 2006

Contact: Linda Alexander

856-256-2300, ext. 2411 • linda@ajj.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

American Nephrology Nurses’ Association Introduces New Edition

of Contemporary Nephrology Nursing Textbook

Educational resource features fully revised and updated content.

Pitman, NJ – The American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA) has published the fully revised Contemporary Nephrology Nursing: Principles and Practice. The second edition includes 10 units and 39 chapters covering every major area of nephrology nursing practice.

The 974-page hard-bound textbook was written and reviewed by the leading experts in the nephrology specialty. Editor Anita Molzahn, PhD, RN, and Assistant Editor Evelyn Butera, MSN, RN, CNN, believe Contemporary Nephrology Nursing readers will enjoy this comprehensive new edition, especially the detailed Table of Contents and index which allow for easy navigation.

Units in Contemporary Nephrology Nursing include:

  • Nature and Scope of Nephrology Nursing
  • The Kidney
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Clinical Management
  • Renal Disease Across the Lifespan
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Transplantation
  • Ethical, Legal, Public Policy and Legislative Issues
  • Communication and Collaboration

Readers may earn contact hours and continuing nursing education (CNE) credit for each chapter. Contemporary Nephrology Nursing contains 39 CNE self-evaluation forms available for contact hours published throughout the book, one after each chapter. Learners may apply for CNE credit for any or all chapters. A total of 98.1 contact hours of CNE credit is available.

Contemporary Nephrology Nursing is $95 for ANNA members and $115 for nonmembers plus shipping and handling. To order, visit ANNA’s Web site, www.annanurse.org, or contact ANNA at East Holly Ave Box 56, Pitman, NJ, 08071; phone: 888-600-2662; e-mail: anna@ajj.com.

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ANNA is a professional nursing association with over 12,000 members. Its mission is to advance nephrology nursing practice and positively influence outcomes for patients with kidney disease processes requiring replacement therapies

through advocacy, scholarship and excellence.