To honor the dedicated nurses who care for patients with kidney disease, ANNA has designated the second full week in September as Nephrology Nurses Week. Nephrology Nurses Week gives employers, patients, and others the opportunity to thank nephrology nurses for their life-saving work.
The Nominations Committee is pleased to present the slate of candidates for the 2015-2016 National Board of Directors. In the upcoming election, ANNA members will elect a President-Elect, a Treasurer, and two Directors. Go to ANNA's Election Center to view profiles and posters detailing each candidate's qualifications.
Stay "up to the minute" with the latest ANNA news. Each month ANNA President Sharon Longton provides a brief update on the latest news and issues for ANNA members.
For this year’s Fall Meeting, all participants who registered and reserved a room at the meeting hotel by August 20, 2014, were entered into a drawing for a chance to receive one of three prizes. And the winners are . . .
1st prize ~ Hotel Room Upgrade ~ Brandi Jack (Inland Empire Chapter #526)
Brandi will receive a complimentary upgrade from standard room accommodations to an executive suite at the Fall Meeting hotel. ($400 value)
Each month ANNA offers a FREE continuing nursing education (CNE) program in ANNA’s Online Library. This special offer is available to ANNA members only! This month's featured session, "Viral Infections in Kidney Transplantation," was originally offered at the 2013 National Symposium in Las Vegas. Presented by Dave Wojciechowski, DO, this session reviews the most common viruses affecting the individual with a kidney transplant, clinical symptomatology, and key elements of patient care.
ANNA membership offers many benefits, including the opportunity to participate in ANNA's award, scholarship, and grant program. Nominate a deserving colleague for one of many Outstanding Achievement Awards, which recognize achievement in areas such as leadership development, clinical practice, education, management, patient care, research, and collaboration. Or apply for a scholarship or grant to pursue higher education or fund a clinical research project or patient education program.
ANNA's accredited approver unit, known as the Continuing Education Approval Board (CEAB), is a standing committee of the Association. CEAB reviews applications for continuing nursing education (CNE) and must adhere to the policies, procedures, and CNE criteria of the accrediting body, American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).
The ANNA Resource Corps (ARC) is a volunteer database where ANNA members can maintain a volunteer profile outlining their unique strengths, skills, and interests. This information is then used to identify members with the specific talents and interests that match opportunities that arise within the organization.