Sunday, October 2

All event times are Pacific Time Zone.


7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration Open

7:00 am - 8:45 am

Breakfast / Product Theater

200

A Discussion with KDIGO: Recognizing and Addressing Symptom Burden in Dialysis Patients

Geraldine Biddle Moore, RN, CNNe, CPHQe
Caroline Wilkie
Raj Mehrotra, MD, MS, FASN
Debra Castner, RN, MSN, APN, CNN

Sponsored by CSL Vifor

8:45 am - 9:45 am

Exhibits Open

Plan your time in the exhibit hall and meet with companies about their products and services. Click here to view the exhibitor listing/floorplan.

10:00 am - 11:15 am

General Session

210

Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, 9th Edition

1.25 CH

Debra Castner, MSN, APRN-C, CNN

As a specialty practice, nephrology nursing has its own unique scope and standards of practice. This session will review the evolution of these standards, focusing on the latest updates in the most recent edition of ANNA’s Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice (2022).

11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Exhibits Open / Coffee Break

Plan your time in the exhibit hall and meet with companies about their products and services. Click here to view the exhibitor listing/floorplan.

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch / Symposium

220

Linking Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Diabetes: Relationship, Challenges, and Burden of Disease

Molly Cahill, MSN, APRN, BC, NP-C, CNN, FNKF

Learn more about the relationship between chronic kidney disease (CKD) and diabetes, and the impact of these comorbidities on patients. This presentation will review the definition, clinical characteristics, and epidemiology of CKD. It will explore the implications of diabetes as a coexisting morbidity and discuss challenges that patients and healthcare providers face in managing these concurrent conditions. Additionally, it will highlight the importance of a collaborative approach to care for patients with CKD and diabetes.

Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions (231-233)

231

Mental Well-Being of Nephrology Nurses: A Health Policy and Advocacy Perspective, Part 1

1.25 CH

James Twaddell, ANNA Health Policy Consultant, Panel Facilitator
Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, President of the American Nurses Association

Leaders and health policy experts from several national nursing and health professional organizations will discuss the current legislative, regulatory, and policy initiatives aimed at addressing the issues affecting nurse well-being. This two-part program will explore many of the issues currently straining the well-being of the nephrology nursing profession, including staffing, burnout, work environment, and COVID-19. In addition, presenters will focus on what nephrology nurses can do to advocate for policies to improve their well-being in the workplace. Dr. Ernest Grant, president of the American Nurses Association (ANA), will discuss ANA's health policy and advocacy efforts related to nurses' mental well-being, including the ANA Well-Being Initiative. (Continued in Session 241.)


232

Coded Just Right: Tips for Advanced Practice Providers

1.25 CH

Leah Foster Smith, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CNN-NP, FNKF

Advanced practice nurses must stay up to date on changing coding standards to maximize reimbursement for care provided. This session will review new and updated billing guidelines for advanced practice providers and present strategies for efficient coding/billing in various practice settings, including acute care, outpatient/office, dialysis rounds, and more.


233

2022 Vascular Access Updates: What Nephrology Nurses Need to Know

1.25 CH

Dean Preddie, MD

This session will focus on recent updates in vascular access management. Topics include the essential components for appropriate vascular access assessment, vascular access options, best practices for managing a failing hemodialysis access, and the successful maintenance of vascular access through to kidney transplantation.

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions (241-243)

241

Mental Well-Being of Nephrology Nurses: A Health Policy and Advocacy Perspective, Part 2

1.25 CH

James Twaddell, ANNA Health Policy Consultant, Panel Facilitator
April Kapu, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FCCM, FAAN
Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, PhD, RN, FAAN
Lillian Pryor, MSN, RN, CNN
Paula Dutka, MSN, RN, CNN
Robyn Roots, MSN, RN, CDN

Leaders and health policy experts from several national nursing and health professional organizations will discuss the current legislative, regulatory, and policy initiatives aimed at addressing the issues affecting nurse well-being. This two-part program will explore many of the issues currently straining the well-being of the nephrology nursing profession, including staffing, burnout, work environment, and COVID-19. In addition, presenters will focus on what nephrology nurses can do to advocate for policies to improve their well-being in the workplace. (Continued from Session 231.)


242

Pre-Emptive Transplantation: The Importance of Early Referral

1.25 CH

Amy Woodard, BSN, RN, CNN, CCTC

What is pre-emptive transplantation? Why is early referral necessary? What are the federal requirements for being listed or considered for pre-emptive transplant? Why do transplant centers have requirements for eGFR? What are the barriers to referring patients to transplant before dialysis? What are the outcomes/reasons for transplanting before dialysis? This session will answer all these questions and more!


243

Effective Treatments for Obesity in Kidney Disease

1.25 CH1.25 Rx

Talat Alp Ikizler, MD

This session will review the physiologic, psychologic, and lifestyle factors that contribute to obesity as well as the health consequences of obesity with a focus on the kidney, such as focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and inability to qualify for transplant. Treatment options, including medications, and special considerations for the pediatric population also will be discussed.

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