38th National Symposium
ANNA 2007 Satellite Symposium
Updating Practices in an Evolving IV Iron and Anemia
Environment: Practical Solutions

Welcome, Introduction and Program Overview
Andrea Easom, MA, MNSc, APN, BC, CNN-NP

How Are We Doing and Can We Do Better? A Team Approach to Anemia Management
Andrea Easom, MA, MNSc, APN, BC, CNN-NP
Establishing a Maintenance IV Iron Protocol to Enhance Patient Outcomes
Peter Juergensen, PA-C
A New Anemia Treatment Paradigm in Favor of the Patient
Richard Amerling, MD
Panel Discussion
Andrea Easom, Peter Juergensen, Richard Amerling

At the conclusion of the certified activity, participants should be able to do the following:
Examine how a facility's staff can take a collaborative approach to updating anemia management practices
Identify strategies for implementing a maintenance IV iron protocol to improve patient outcomes
Discuss emerging information on ESA and IV iron therapies and its impact on treating hemodialysis patients with anemia

Andrea Easom, MA, MNSc, APN, BC, CNN-NP
Instructor, College of Medicine
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas

Peter Juergensen, PA-C
Physician Assistant in Nephrology
Metabolism Associates
Renal Research Institute
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut.

Richard Amerling, MD
Director of Outpatient Dialysis and CRRT
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, New York
This satellite symposium is sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant from Watson Pharma, Inc. This activity has been planned and produced in accordance with CE guidelines and policies. From a CE symposium held on April 25, 2007 at the American Nephrology Nurses' Association (ANNA) Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX.

This activity provides 1.25 contact hours.

The American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is a Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910 for 1.25 contact hours.

Posting Date: November 15, 2007
CE Credit Eligible Through: November 15, 2009
CE Credit Hours/Completion Time: 1.25
Target Audiences: Nurses, nurse practitioners, and technicians.
Method of participation: Listen to the talk, read the PubMed abstracts linked to data slides and talk references, take the post-test, read the linked abstracts in the post-test answer feedback material.
See individual talks.

This ANNA Satellite symposium was developed in conjunction with Fallon Medica LLC, and the ANNA, and sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant from Watson Pharma, Inc.

The CE policy and disclosure statements of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association are given in detail on the Symposium Home Page. The CE policy statements of HDCN are listed on this page.