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HDCN is honored to provide the opportunity for nurses and technicians to get free ANNA-sponsored CEs on-line. These programs either were originally presented at the ANNA National Symposium or Fall Meeting, or took place elsewhere, but CEs are approved by ANNA in its role as accredited approver.

To participate, you must first be a registered user (FREE ZONE or KEY ZONE) of HDCN. If you are not already an HDCN registered user, please register at this link and select a username and password.

All ANNA-prepared free CNEs available through HDCN have expired. For additional free CNEs, please see the ANNA website. To access your certificates previously obtained through HDCN, please go to this link and log in with your HDCN password. All of your certificates will be available there to print out. You can retrieve your HDCN password at this link.

This activity has been planned and produced in accordance with CE guidelines and policies.
Posting Dates, Contact hours, Expiration dates: See individual programs. Target Audience: Nurses, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals who treat and manage patients with kidney diesase.
Method of participation: Listen to the presentation, complete the on-line post-test with >75% correct answers, fill out the evaluation form.

See individual program articles.

This offering is being provided by the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA). Some of these offerings are accredited by ANNA as a provider. 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. The Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission (NNCC) requires 60 contact hours for each recertification period for all nephrology nurses. Forty-five of these 60 hours must be specific to nephrology nursing practice.

Other offerings in this list are accredited by ANNA as an accredited approver of CE content by the by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. ANNA is an accredited approver by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

All faculty participating in a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the activity audience any significant financial interest or other relationship with any commercial supporters of the activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent a faculty member with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation but rather to provide listeners with information on which they can make their own judgments. It remains for the audience to determine whether the speaker's outside interests may influence the presentation with regard to exposition or conclusion.

See individual programs for disclosure statements.

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by FDA. The American Nephrology Nurses' Association, and HDCN do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications and warnings.

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.