Amit Sharma, MD

Andrew King, MD

Anne E. Harty, FNP, CNN

Caroline King, MSW

Charles von Gunten, MD

Chris Knutson, MSN, RN

Christian Mende, MD

Gerald Beathard, MD

James Cook, RN, CNN

Jeane Muller, MS, RD

Jeffery Howell, DO

Paula Goodman-Crews, LCSW

Sidney Glazer, MD

Susan Hansen, RN, CNN, MBA

Svetlana Kacherova, RN, BSN

Vicki Peters, RN, MSN, CPHQ

ANNA Chapter 506 San Diego NEPHROS SOUTH
2004 Southern California Nephrology Nursing Symposium
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3rd Annual Southern California Nephrology Nursing Symposium

May 15-16, 2004

Saturday: Registration & Continental Breakfast: 0700-0800

Program 0800-1715

Networking Reception & Conclusion of Silent Auction: 1830-......

Sunday: Registration & Breakfast: 0800-0900

Program 0900-1630


Join us as we explore


The Power, Passion & Politics of

Nephrology Nursing


  Mission Valley Hilton

901 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego 619.543.9000

This program is designed for nurses, patient care techs, dietitians, social workers, pharmacists and other health care professionals who care for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD/ESRD) in any of these settings: home, home health, hospice, skilled nursing facility, long term care, assisted living center, acute & chronic dialysis units, acute hospitals and other ambulatory care settings.  

Continuing Education Credit:


15.3 Contact hours for continuing nursing education have been applied for through the American Nephrology Nurses' Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


12.75 CPE's have been approved by the Commison on Dietetic Registration of the ADA under Program Number 069025 for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians.


Provider approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider Number PCE 2993, for Contact Hours for Social Workers.


Fee Schedule:

ANNA MEMBER-w/copy of ANNA card        

Both days: $150.00 

One day: $85.00

AFTER April 30, 2004 - $170.00/$105.00

NONMEMBER: Both days: $180.00

One day: $100.00

AFTER April 30, 2004 - $200.00/$130.00

PCT/STUDENT: Both days: $100.00

One day: $60.00

AFTER April 30, 2004 - $120.00 /$80.00

Registration includes: course syllabus, daily breakfast & lunch, AM/PM refreshment breaks




Written notice of cancellation must be received by Barb Merkle

417 Windjammer Circle, Chula Vista, CA 91910 by May 5, 2004.

There is a $15.00 non-refundable processing fee for cancellations. 

We are unable to accept telephone cancellations.



Coordinating the care of Nephrology Patients


*Conversations at the End of Life:  Advance Care Planning & Palliative Care for patients with Chronic Disease


* Advance Care Planning and Palliative Care for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease


* Ethical/legal implication for  patient care


*Fundamentals of Pediatric Nephrology 




     The annual Silent Auction supports ANNA Chapter 506s Patient and Professional Education  programs. Participate in the auction with your gift of a product, service or special item. And, of course, join in the lively bidding during the Symposium.

     Not sure what to donate? Make a financial contribution and we will purchase a unique distinctive gift on your behalf. Your gift will be recognized in our program and future Chapter communications. 

Please bring your checkbook or cash to the SILENT AUCTION.  We are unable to accept credit card payment for winning bids.



*JNC-VII Hypertension management guidelines for the CKD population

*Vascular Access:  Monitoring, maintaining & improving outcomes

*Acute hemodialysis trends & practices


Lunch presentation: Patient Advocacy through Legislation-the Power of Politics


*Challenges of transitioning pediatric patients to an adult dialysis unit.



San Diego Events of Interest
coinciding with symposium schedule dates

National Historic Preservation Week 5/9/04 - 5/15/04:This Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation activity promotes historical locations, heritages, tourism and shows the social and economic benefits of historic preservation. Special tours and events focus on the unique characters of the historic district. Features "A walk through time" tour presented by the Gaslamp Quarter Association with special costumed historical characters. Reservations are required for the "Walk Through Time". Please call in advance 619-233-4692

Wild Animal Park Founders Day 5/12/04: In honor of the founding of the San Diego Wild Animal Park, everyone is admitted free to the park from 9am-4pm. 760-747-8702

16th Annual San Diego American Indian Cultural Days 5/15/04 - 5/16/04: This is a showcase for rarely-seen American Indian performing groups. Traditional singers and dancers, American Indian food and arts & crafts. Park Blvd, Presidents Way, Balboa Park. 10am-6pm, free. 619-281-5964