Archived Resources

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End-of-Life Decision-Making and the Role of the Nephrology Nurse

This series is designed to provide the nephrology nurse with tools to discuss end-of-life issues with patients and their families. The following modules are available:

Manager Resource Sheets

Developed by the ANNA Administration Specialty Practice Network (SPN)

Nephrology Nursing Shortage and Solutions Invitational Summit (2003)

In March 2003, ANNA convened an invitational summit to bring members of the renal community together to discuss issues concerning the shortage of nurses in dialysis and to create a detailed national plan to address the recruitment of nurses into nephrology and the retention of experienced nephrology nurses.

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Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse Resource Guide © 2003

Developed by members of ANNA's Peritoneal Dialysis Special Interest Group, this guide was designed to serve as a tool to assist all peritoneal dialysis (PD) nurses - from novices to experts - in their practice. Published in the October 2003 issue of the Nephrology Nursing Journal (Volume 30, Number 5), the guide also was designed be helpful to hemodialysis nurses, transplant nurses, non-nephrology nurses, nursing students, and other health care personnel who care for patients requiring PD. Divided into categories (such as Pre-ESRD Education and Treatment Options, Adult Learner, Cultural Diversity, PD Catheter Access, etc.), each section of the guide lists references from textbooks, journals, pamphlets, projects, and Web sites. A brief description of each resource is provided along with information about where to obtain the resource. (30 pages)

Peritoneal Dialysis Travel Tool Box © 2004

Patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD) face many challenges when traveling, but these challenges can be minimized by pre-travel education, organization, and planning. Published in the September-October 2004 issue of the Nephrology Nursing Journal (Volume 31, Number 5), this tool box was designed to serve as a resource for nurses who care for patients on PD and help them prepare for travel. The tool box includes a list of travel resources, a PD unit travel checklist, a peritoneal dialysis "on the road" booklet, and more. (31 pages)

Resource Guide for Use With Hispanic Nephrology Patients © 2005

This resource guide was developed by ANNA to help nephrology clinicians who work with Spanish speaking patients. Published in the May-June 2005 issue of the Nephrology Nursing Journal (Volume 32, Number 3), the resource guide includes a list of nephrology-related terms in both English and Spanish, a Patient Assessment Form in Spanish with English translation, and a Spanish Resource Guide – a list of other available resources for use with the Hispanic patient population. (11 pages)