ANNA’s Home Therapies Specialty Practice Network (SPN) will host a free webinar entitled ISPD Infection Guidelines: A Closer Look at 2:00 pm ET on October 15, 2020. The webinar will focus on how clinical practice guidelines can decrease the frequency of infectious complications, specific International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) guidelines available to help with this process, and peritonitis diagnosis and treatment within the ISPD guidelines.
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ANNA President Lillian Pryor, MSN, RN, CNN, recently spoke with Minority Nurse about the issues nurses are facing as they provide care during turbulent times, and her hopes for positive change.
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ANNA President Lillian Pryor, MSN, RN, CNN, is a featured speaker at an upcoming virtual symposium entitled "Lessons Learned from COVID-19: Preparing for a Future Pandemic." She will discuss the "Impact of COVID-19 on Nephrology Nurses." Hosted by the Rogosin Institute, this free educational program is scheduled for 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on September 17, 2020.
ANNA President Lillian Pryor and Long Island Chapter President Faith Lynch were interviewed recently by Elite Healthcare for an in-depth article on the impact of COVID-19 on patients' kidneys, the importance of nephrology nursing expertise, and the ANNA COVID-19 Surge Support Tool.
The ANNA Board of Directors speaks out against racism, stating that the organization "stands in solidarity with our members and the patients for whom we provide care, whose health and well-being are threatened by long-standing inequality stemming from racism and injustice…. As nephrology nurses, we will continue to be steadfast in striving for fair and equal workplace environments, education, and professional development opportunities.