Selected Talks

ANNA National Symposium
April, 2003
Access to this symposium is free, but to take the post-test you must first be a registered FREE ZONE user of HDCN. The CE credits provided by ANNA require a fee, as detailed at this link. If not already an HDCN FREE ZONE user, please register at this link and select a username and password.
(Keynote Address:) Focus on the Future: Realities, Challenges, Solutions - Part One
Brigadier General Barbara C. Brannon, MSN, BSN, CNAA
(Keynote Address): Focus on the Future: Realities, Challenges, Solutions - Part Two
Brigadier General Barbara C. Brannon, MSN, BSN, CNAA

Activity goal: Please see individual talks.
Brigadier General
Barbara C. Brannon, MSN, BSN, CNAA

Commander, 89 Medical Group
AF Deputy Surgeon General
Nursing Services, USAF

Each talk, depending on its length, is acredited by the American Nephrology Nurses' Association (ANNA)
Date of Original Release: See individual talks
CE Credit Eligible Through: See individual talks
Contact Hours/Completion Time: See individual talks 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 posttest, read the linked abstracts in the posttest, answer feedback material.

Chronic kidney disease affects 30-40 million Americans, of whom several hundred thousand require renal replacement therapy. These selected lectures will allow nephrology nurses, pharmacists, and technicians to obtain up-to-date information about issues related to care of renal patients.

This offering for 1.5 contact hours is being provided by the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA), which is accredited as a provider and approver of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center-Commission on Accreditation (ANCCCOA). This educational activity is approved by most states and specialty organizations that recognize the ANCC-COA accreditation process. ANNA is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the California Board of Registered Nursing, BRN Provider No. 00910; and the Kansas State Board of Nursing, Provider No. LT0148-0738. This offering is accepted for RN and LPN relicensure in Kansas.

The American Nephrology Nurses' Association, as well as HDCN have conflict of interest policies that require course faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials. It is not assumed that these financial interests or affiliations will have an adverse impact on faculty presentations; they are simply noted here to fully inform participants.

B. G. Brannon discloses no conflict of interest.
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 patients' conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.