FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEInformation: Janet D'Alesandro(856) 256-2422; email@example.com American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) News & Events News ANNA Offers Discounted Symposium Registration FeeA special discounted fee is available to those who register for ANNA's 42nd National Symposium by February 4, 2011. Online registration for the symposium, which will be held March 27-30, 2011, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA, is available on the ANNA Web site. The meeting offers a broad range of education sessions, as well as special events, networking and a packed exhibit hall. View the program ANNA Kidney Education Campaign Impresses Countrys PolicymakersANNA hosted members of Congress and other lawmakers across the country during the associations annual Kidney Disease Awareness and Education (KDAE) Week, August 9-13, 2010. The policymakers visited dialysis facilities, chronic kidney disease (CKD) education programs, vascular access programs and transplant centers. During the visits, ANNA members spoke to the legislators about kidney disease, treatment options and legislative issues facing the renal community. While visits occur throughout the year, KDAE Week serves as a focus week. To supplement the tours, nurses shared ANNAs "End Stage Renal Disease Briefing Book for State and Federal Policymakers: A Guide to Kidney Disease Awareness and Education, as well as fact sheets on nursing workforce issues, biomedical research funding, kidney disease incidence by state, and other health policy-related topics. Download fact sheets in the Health Policy section on ANNAs Web site. Events ANNA Winter 2011 Webinar Dates: February 15, 2011 (6:30 p.m. ET), and February 22, 2011 (6:30 p.m. PT) Title: Inflammatory Gastrointestinal Disorders in Patients with CKD Speaker: Jean Colaneri, ACNP-BC, CNN Contact: ANNA National Office: Phone 888-600-2662; 856-256-2320; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.annanurse.org ANNA 42nd National Symposium Date: March 27-30, 2011 Location: Sheraton Boston & Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA Event Information: View program and register online Contact: ANNA National Office: Phone 888-600-2662; 856-256-2320; E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.annanurse.org ANNA Fall Meeting for Nephrology Nurses, Managers, and Advanced Practice Nurses Date: September 24-26, 2011 Location: Atlanta Hilton, Atlanta, Georgia Contact: ANNA National Office: Phone 888-600-2662; 856-256-2320; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.annanurse.org ### ANNA is a professional nursing association with over 12,000 members.Its mission is to promote excellence by advancing nephrology nursing practice and positivelyinfluence outcomes for individuals with kidney disease.