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The Windy City Chapter presents -
Nephrology Nursing: Back to the Basics

Friday, July 24, 2015, from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Gift of Hope, Organ & Tissue Donor Network
Illinois Conference Room
425 Spring Lake Drive
Itasca, IL 60143

A one-day review of nephrology nursing content and tips for those planning to take a Nephrology Nursing Certification exam (CNN or CDN exam), or for those who simply need a review of clinical nephrology nursing. This program is also applicable for the Dialysis Technicians that are seeking recertification.

Topics include: Basic Renal Principles, Hemodialysis, Nutrition in ESRD, Peritoneal Dialysis, Transplant and Test Taking Tips.

7.75 Contact Hours will be awarded.

$90.00 per person.
Includes program materials, continental breakfast and box lunch.
Parking is Free.

Mail your check with the Registration Form to
chapter secretary Gary Reschak, by the deadline of Friday, July 14, 2015.

Contact information for further questions is included on the Registration Form.

Nephrology Nurses Week
September 13 - 19, 2015

To honor the dedicated nephrology nurses who care for patients with kidney disease, ANNA has designated the second full week in September each year as Nephrology Nurses Week.

ANNA is proud to honor nephrology nurses throughout the year, but especially during Nephrology Nurses Week. Click on the following link to assist in celebrating your specialty:

Nephrology Nurses Week - 2015

ANNA's Fall Meeting for Nephrology Nurses,
Managers, and Advanced Practice Nurses

October 10 - 12, 2015

JW Marriott Austin
110 East Second Street
Austin, TX 78701

Save the date and plan to attend. Information will be available at the ANNA website, or at the following link:

ANNA's Fall Meeting - 2015

Fall Nephrology Certification Exams: CNN-NP, CNN, CDN & CCHT
Hosted by C-NET and local area ANNA Chapters

Saturday, October 17, 2015 (Paper & Pencil option only).
8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Metro Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC)
Lake Cook County Room - 19th Floor
222 South Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606

Applications must be postmarked by August 8, 2015.
Late application postmark deadine is August 22nd and a late fee will be charged.

Visit the NNCC website for applications, eligibility criteria, fees and further details:
Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission (NNCC)

All of the nephrology nursing certification exams now have a Computer Based Testing (CBT) option as well. Scheduling and testing sites for the CBT are more flexible than the Paper & Pencil option. Visit the NNCC website for further information or click on the following link for C-NET, the CBT administrators:

Center for Nursing Education & Testing (C-NET)

ANNA's 47th National Symposium

May 1 - 4, 2016

Louisville Marriott Downtown
280 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

ANNA's National Symposium - the premier nephrology nursing meeting of the year - is guaranteed to expand your knowledge base, enhance your clinical skills, and translate evidence-based research into your daily practice. Join us for this annual spring symposium!

ANNA's 47th National Symposium - 2016