The Network’s 2015 Annual Provider Meeting will be held near the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on October 25, 2015. Speakers will include:
- Beth Witten on Patient Engagement in Action. Beth contracts with the CMS Survey and Certification Group, where she serves on the ESRD Training and Support Team that develops guidance, policies, and training materials, and trains ESRD surveyors nationally. Renal social workers will recognize Beth from her mentorship on the CNSW Listserv.
- Bonnie Greenspan on Culture of Safety. Bonnie is a consultant to independent and corporate dialysis providers for active facility oversight and performance improvement, and consults with CMS in several ESRD projects, including CMS Surveyor Training. She authored the chapter on Culture of Safety and QAPI for the 2015 ANNA Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing.
- Danilo Concepcion on Water Treatment. Danilo is a prolific speaker nationally and internationally, has published in numerous professional journals, and has served on the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) advisory board since 2000.
Additional speakers will cover fluid management, survey citations, water treatment, and the QIP. Nurses, technicians, social workers, and dietitians can earn 6.5 CEUs. Be sure to register before October 22 to save $25. Find full details at https://www.nwrn.org/files/N/NWMtg15.pdf . Register at https://www.nwrn.org/ .