Friday, September 20

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1:30 pm ‐ 4:15 pm
Opening Session 2.5 CH

101 The IOM Report and the Promise of Nursing

Mary Schira, PhD, RN, ACNP‐BC
Debra Hain, PhD, ANP-BC, GNP-BC
Debra Castner, MSN, APNc, CNN
Jennifer Payton, MHCA, BSN, RN, CNN

Many of us have heard of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report and how it is attempting to guide nursing practice for the future. But what does it mean for nephrology? Who is involved in the process of transitioning patients through levels of care? How can we develop successful programs and improve the quality of the transition of care for patients, whether it is from the hospital to the dialysis center or from hemodialysis to peritoneal dialysis or transplant? Ensuring that our patients achieve successful outcomes makes nephrology nurses successful.

3:00 pm ‐ 3:15 pm
Stretch Break

4:30 pm ‐ 6:30 pm
Exhibits Open / Reception in Exhibit Hall