A list of the abstracts accepted for presentation at teh 2012 ANNA National Symposium appears below. Click on a title to access the full text of the abstract. Stressors and Ways of Coping Among Jordanian Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis (Al Nazly, E., et al.) Journal Clubs Provide the Perfect Duet: A Crescendo of Staff Development and a Prelude to Improved Patient Care (Bell, K.) Beginning a Successful Home Hemodialysis Program (Bennett-Ivey, J.) Factors Contributing to the Growth of a Peritoneal Dialysis Program (Benson, E.) More Frequent Hemoglobin (Hb) Measurements and Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agent (ESA) Titrations Are Not Associated With Increased Time in Target Hb Range (Bond, T.C., et al.) Video Education Increases Patient Attainment of Target Phosphorus Levels (Boyd, S., et al.) Preparing Nephrology Nurses to Respond to Health Threats through Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (Brown, L.J., et al.) A Time For Change (Carnahan, M.) A One-Year Assessment of Quality Indicators within an Apheresis-Only Center Operated by a Large Dialysis Provider (Chapman, V., et al.) “Home Therapy Camp” and Its Impact on Home Awareness and Growth (Crowell, J., et al.) Hemoglobin (Hb) Measurements, Dose Titrations, Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agent (ESA) Use and Hb Target Achievement in Patients on Dialysis (Dalton, C., et al.) Safety of Peginesatide for Managing Anemia in Dialysis Patients (Dalton, C., et al.) Sodium Dialysate (Nad) and Interdialytic Weight Gain – Results of Three Quality Improvement Projects (Doss-McQuitty, S., et al.) Intravenous and Subcutaneous Administration of Peginesatide and Epoetin in US and Non-US Patients on Dialysis (Doss-McQuitty, S., et al.) Peginesatide and Epoetin Doses in Patients on Dialysis (Doss-McQuitty, S., et al.) How to Successfully Train the Physically Impaired Patient to Perform Peritoneal Dialysis (Farina, J.) TEGO® Connectors Reduce Heparin Use without Affecting Blood Flow Rate Compared to Traditional Central Venous Catheter Locks (Farthing, C., et al.) False Positive Hepatitis B following Vaccine Administration (Frazier, C., et al.) Trendelenburg Position, Hypotension, and Hemodialysis (Frazier, C., et al.) From Toxic to Top Notch: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (Garcia, K.) Developing a Clinical Advancement Program for Nephrology Nurses (Gardner, J., et al.) Residual Renal Function in Patients Receiving Hemodialysis (Heizenroth, D.) Does the Use of a Nurse Steering Committee Providing Enhanced Staff Education and Monitoring Improve the Percentage of Adequately Dialyzed Patients? (Hellebrand, A., et al.) The Experience and Self-Management of Fatigue in Adult Hemodialysis Patients (Horigan, A.) Caring In the Hemodialysis Unit through Primary Nursing (Ilumin, M.) Improvements in Clinical and Operational Outcomes for a Cohort of Patients Converted from Central Venous Catheter Access (Isambert, M., et al.) Peritoneal Dialysis: Improving Patient Outcomes Utilizing APD versus CAPD in an Acute Care Setting (Kimmel, S.) Development and Implementation of a Slow Continuous Ultrafiltration Program for Heart Failure (Kolnacki, K., et al.) Effect of an Integrated Care Delivery System on Improving Immunization Outcomes (Krishnan, M., et al.) A Quality Improvement Initiative: Matching Hemodialysis Patients Potassium Bath with Potassium Blood Values (Lee, J., et al.) Isothermal Dialysis to Control Hypotension and Comfort Level (Li, J., et al.) Exploration, with the Ottawa Decision Support Framework, The Needs of Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease in Choosing a Dialysis Modality (Loiselle, M., et al.) Nephrology Nurse Survey: Challenges and Strategies (McCarley, P., et al.) Nephrology Nurse Survey: Trends in Anemia Management Practices (McCarley, P., et al.) Hemoglobin (Hb) Variability During Peginesatide Versus Epoetin Treatment in Patients on Dialysis (McFadden, L., et al.) Blood Glucose Levels of Diabetic Patients in the Immediate Post Acute Hemodialysis Period: An Exploratory Study (McKee-Waddle, R.) Improvement in Peritonitis Rates after Implementation of an Infection Control Protocol using Electrolytically-Produced Sodium Hypochlorite (Milligan, T., et al.) Peritoneal Dialysis Technique Failure Rate Is Decreasing Due to Fewer Deaths and Infections (Milligan, T., et al.) Exploring Safety and Quality in Renal Care With Photographic Methods (Molzahn, A., et al.) Sacrificing Something Important: The Lived Experience of Compensated Kidney Donors in the Philippines (Paguirigan, M.) Peripheral Venous Access in the Arteriovenous Arm of Dialysis Patients. A Clinical Experience (Po, C.) TSAT and Serum Ferritin Increases Associated With Ferric Citrate Use May Lead to Dialysis Cost Savings (Poradosu, E., et al.) Peritoneal Dialysis Course 101 for the Hospital Nursing Staff (Quirong-Jones, N.) Lived Experiences of End Stage Renal Disease Patients Awaiting Transplantation: A Phenomenological Inquiry (Ramiro, A.) Patient Experience with an Interactive Web-Based Phosphorus Education Tool (Sanders, A., et al.) Nurse-Led Collaborative Project Provided Alternative Renal Replacement Modality (Sardual, S., et al.) What’s Wrong With This Picture (Find it Before CMS Visits You!) (Shelkov, D.) Blood Volume Monitoring Protocol in a Pediatric Dialysis Unit (Spina, P., et al.) Nurse’s Attitudes Toward End-of-life Discussions with End Stage Renal Disease Patients (St. John, E.) Urokinase for Treatment of Thrombosis-Related Dysfunction of Tunneled Hemodialysis Catheters: A Single-Centre Retrospective Comparison of 30 Minute Pre-Dialysis Thrombolysis with a Prolonged Lock Procedure (Van Paesschen, N., et al.) Quality of Life as Described by Peritoneal Dialysis Patients in Alaska (Walrath, C.) Age and Dialysis Technology (White, Y.) Our Journey to Peritoneal Dialysis Patient Safety (Wideman, R., et al.) *Abstracts appear in alphabetical order by presenter as submitted.