Mother's Day, college and high school graduations, and Father's Day are right around the corner. If you are shopping for a special graduate, parent, or any occasion and plan to purchase gifts online at, please consider connecting to through the ANNA website. For every item you purchase on, ANNA will receive a referral fee.

Posted on 3/26/2014

ANNA's Online Library features continuing education (CE) bundles specifically designed for dialysis technicians. A new bundle has just been added, with four Dialysis Technician Education Package choices now available. Each offers at least 7 contact hours. Content in the latest offering includes topics such as treating dialysis patients in the age of bundled care, water treatment and quality, telehealth, and self-care vascular access.

Posted on 3/17/2014

Do you like staying connected to your ANNA peers while you're on the go? ANNA Connected, our online professional network, has a mobile site that makes it easy. Just bookmark the mobile site and add it as an icon to your phone or other mobile device.

Posted on 3/17/2014

The results of ANNA's national elections have been finalized. Cindy Richards, BSN, RN, CNN, of Birmingham, AL, was elected to serve as ANNA President-Elect, and Lynda Ball, MSN, RN, CNN, of Edmond, OK, was re-elected to a second term as Secretary. Alice Hellebrand, MSN, RN, CNN, and Nancy Pierce, BSN, RN, CNN, were named Directors.

Posted on 1/03/2014

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final rule, Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System (PPS), Quality Incentive Program (QIP), and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (CMS-1526-F), on November 22, 2013.

Posted on 12/10/2013

A new educational package in ANNA's Online Library features three of the most popular sessions from ANNA's 2013 Fall Meeting in New Orleans. Listen to the live recording of the sessions, view the accompanying presentation materials, and earn CNE. Topics include:

Posted on 12/02/2013

ANNA has earned Accreditation with Distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest recognition awarded by the ANCC Accreditation Program. ANCC Accreditation distinguishes organizations that demonstrate quality and excellence in the curriculum, design, and delivery of continuing nursing education (CNE). Accredited organizations, like ANNA, meet comprehensive, evidence-based criteria to ensure CNE activities are effectively planned, implemented, and evaluated.

Posted on 7/26/2013

You can have the definitive standards on nephrology nursing practice at your fingertips, whenever and wherever you need them! ANNA's Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice is available in electronic format for your mobile device. This valuable resource will assist you in your daily interactions with patients and staff.

Posted on 5/20/2013

ANNA is pleased to launch SPN Central! It's a one-stop shop for your Specialty Practice Network (SPN) news. If you are looking to become more engaged with those in your specialty, we suggest you check it out at

Posted on 5/05/2013

Over 1,000 nephrology professionals gathered in Las Vegas for ANNA's 44th National Symposium. Held April 2-24, 2013, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel, the symposium featured an exciting program full of educational and networking opportunities.

Posted on 4/29/2013