All event times are Pacific Time Zone.
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Preconference Continental Breakfast
Available for registrants of sessions 010 and 020.
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Optional Preconference Workshops (010-020)
Preconference workshops will be offered in person only and will not be livestreamed. Preconference workshops require a separate registration fee (see fees). Continental breakfast is included; lunch is on your own.
Kristin Larson, MSN, RN, AGNP-BC, CNN
Stephanie Frisch, MD
Christine Chmielewski, MS, CRNP, CNN-NP, APRN-BC
Christine Berke, MSN, APRN-NP, CWOCN-AP, AGPNP-BC
Nephrology patients may experience various skin issues that cause discomfort. This session will begin with a review of the skin-kidney connection with tips for conducting a systematic skin assessment for individuals with chronic kidney disease. The potential impact of immunosuppression and medications on skin integrity, considerations for patients with tattoos, management of skin conditions such as pruritus and calciphylaxis, and wound care also will be covered in this comprehensive workshop.
Faith Lynch, DNP, RN, CNN
Robert Loeper, MBA, PMP
Freddy Warner, JD
This workshop will focus on safety issues and concerns encountered by nephrology nurse leaders, whether serving in formal or informal leadership roles. Topics will include developing and maintaining a culture of safety; protecting patients and staff, including emergency preparedness; workplace violence and strategies to de-escalate potentially violent encounters; what to do when safety protocols fail; and how leaders can assist with recovery if a critical event occurs.