Why is Being a Dialysis Technician Important to Me?

Jennifer Duplessie
AAKP is celebrating National Dialysis Technician Recognition Week October 12 – 17, 2020. This year, we asked National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists to ask technicians why being a dialysis technician is important to them. "Being a Dialysis Technician means so much to me than just putting a person on a machine.
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Dialysis Technicians – an Important Part of your Health Care Team

Jennifer Duplessie
AAKP is celebrating National Dialysis Technician Recognition Week October 12 – 18, 2020. Let’s learn more about the types of dialysis technicians, how they are educated to better help you throughout your care and how you can celebrate this week with YOUR special dialysis technician. Kidney Disease by the Numbers:
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The FDA Patient & Caregiver Connection: Impacting Innovations in Patient Care and Treatment

Melinda Starling
As an extension of AAKP’s National Strategy, AAKP participates in key initiatives that allow us to engage kidney patients in substantive and meaningful efforts designed to impact research over the long-term and help lead to new innovations for medical devices (including diagnostics)
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Innovator Series: Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Melinda Starling
By Robert Huizinga, Ph.D., R.N., CNeph©, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Neil Solomons, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Aurinia Pharmaceuticals1. Tell us about your first experience with a kidney patient, personal or professional, and what impressions that left on you as a fellow human being. RH:
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