40th National Symposium
ANNA 2009 Satellite Symposium
Practical Management of Anemia in the Dialysis Population

Welcome, Introduction, and Program Overview
Sharon Longton, BSN, RN, CNN, CCTC

Management of Anemia in the Dialysis Population - 1
George Aronoff, MD, MS, FACP
Management of Anemia in the Dialysis Population - 2
Mary Schira, PhD, RN, ACNP, BC, CNN-NP
Panel Discussion
George Aronoff and Mary Schira

At the completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
Summarize the pathophysiologic reasons for anemia in individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD), particularly in the later stages
Outline a plan of care to address iron deficiency anemia in the dialysis population, including pharmaceutical treatment
Summarize the nursing assessment and patient education that are necessary when treating dialysis patients for anemia
Integrate outcomes for treatment of anemia in the dialysis population into practice

George Aronoff, MD, MS, FACP
Chief of Nephrology and Hypertension
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

Mary Schira, PhD, RN, ACNP, BC, CNN-NP
Associate Dean and Associate Professor, MSN Program,
The University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing,
Arlington, TX
This activity has been planned and produced in accordance with CE guidelines and policies. From a CE symposium held in April 2009 at the American Nephrology Nurses' Association (ANNA) National Symposium in San Diego, California.

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: October 15, 2009
CE Credit Eligible Through: October 15, 2011
CE Credit Hours/Completion Time: 1.25
Target Audiences: Nephrology nurses 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 National symposium was developed by ANNA and sponsored by an educational grant from Fresenius Medical Care of North America.

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.