The Nephrology Update conference will enhance safety practices and increase staff knowledge of care of the ESRD patient by involving the dialysis team, patient caregivers, and the patient.
Patient care technicians, nephrology nurses, social workers, renal dietitians, or full time students engaged in healthcare training programs.
7:00am - 8:00am Breakfast (provided) / Registration / Vendors
8:00am - 9:00am Who's Taking Care of the Caregiver? Paul Gassar, LMFT, CADCIII, CCS-G, St. Joseph Hospital
9:00am - 10:00am Cannulation: A Sticky Subject Lynda Ball, MSN, RN, CNN, National President ANNA
10:00am - 10:30 Break / Vendors / Networking
10:30am - 11:30am Water ABCs John Fetzer, BBA, Total Water
11:30am - 12:30pm Transplant: What is Taking so Long? Debra Dewees, RN, BSN, CCTC, Froedtert Health
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch - Provided by AMGEN: The Role of Parsabiv in the Treatment of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in Adult Patients on Hemodialysis Lisa Koester, RN, MSN, ANP (No CEUs)
1:30pm - 2:30pm Diabetes and the Dialysis Patient Marilyn Hodgson, RN, MSN, CDE, Marshfield Clinic Health System
2:30pm - 2:45pm Break
2:45pm - 3:45pm The Principles of Fluid Dynamics Kimberly Sauls, Ph.D, Fresenius Medical Care North America
3:45pm - 4:45pm Infection Control and Sepsis Rochelle Whitmore, MSN, RN, CRRN, McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital
4:45pm - 5:00pm Evaluations / Wrap Up
$75 ANNA Member Rate
$85 Non-ANNA Member Rate
$50 Student Rate (must be enrolled in at least 12 credits)
This activity has been submitted to American Nephrology Nurses Association for approval to award 7.25 contact hours. NTC is an approved provider of Social Work CEUs.
If for any reason you are unable to attend your scheduled course, please contact us prior to March 25, 2019 for a refund. If you are unable to attend, you are welcome to send someone in your place by contacting NTC's Continuing Education team (firstname.lastname@example.org). Individuals who do not attend will be responsible for all conference fees.
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