If it were not for the willingness of nephrology nurses to meet patients where they are—to educate people day in and day out about how to manage their own care, to approach complex challenges with thoughtfulness and creativity—our kidney care teams would not succeed.
Those who work in nephrology, or receive kidney care, understand that excellence of care depends directly upon the professionals who chose to become nephrology nurses.
The stories below reflect the tremendous scope and enduring challenges of this calling. These stories range from pediatrics to end-of-life care, chronic to acute care, dialysis to transplant to patient and professional education.
Fresenius Medical Care North America has agreed to donate $100,000 to the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) in order to continue their scholarship program which aims to “help increase awareness of the profession and strengthen engagement with nurses dedicated to caring for patients with chronic kidney disease.