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The Annual Dialysis Conference (ADC) is one of the most important annual meetings in the world for all forms of dialysis. This year, it’s being at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 31-February 3. The 2014 meeting attracted more than 1,300 participants from more than 40 countries. We are proud… Read more »

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From the American Nurses Association: The world of nursing is becoming more specialized, and some practice areas are seeing some major growth. If you’re interested in focusing on a specific practice area, you may need to get some additional education or training, but after you do, you could find the nursing job you’ve been looking… Read more »

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From Nephrology News & Issues – September 2014 The health care industry has always seemed to be recession-proof. People always need to be taken care of in the inpatient and outpatient environment. But the recession several years ago was tough for all job sectors, including health care. And although the country has climbed out of… Read more »

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“So often we get complacent and confined in what seems to be our comfort zone. However, we are not content, and we know there is more for us. It is not just about an increase in pay or better hours. It’s about growth, and opportunities to be more than what you are allowed to be… Read more »

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Travel nurses are unique additions to the medical facility culture. They are short- term employees who come and go quickly in the eyes of your long-term staff. They can be very helpful, but it can also be a challenge to get used to the constant coming and going of these staff members. It is extremely… Read more »

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When working with travel nurses, or other temporary staff, it is important to understand how to make their short term assignment a success. If you’re ready to bring in someone on a temporary basis, how can you improve their experience? Here are a few ways you can help to make the transition smoother for the… Read more »

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Dialysis treatment acts as a filter for the body for individuals facing disease and failure of the kidneys. When kidneys don’t properly work to flush out toxins , assistance in the form of dialysis may be needed. However, the treatment for kidney disease and injury can vary depending on the circumstances. Dialysis falls into two… Read more »