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  • Posted in: Hemodialysis SPN

    ​We have a dialysis nurse resident program.  Those that are accepted must be either a new RN with hemodialysis technician experience or an RN with 2 years PCU or ICU experience. Orientation is approximately 17 weeks long.  The first 6 weeks includes days ...

  • Posted in: Hemodialysis SPN

    ​The question came up from infection prevention regarding the cleaning of the dialysis water boxes/ recess boxes. We currently have no process for cleaning or disinfection of the water boxes. Does anyone have a policy or process for cleaning/disinfection ...

  • Posted in: Acute Care SPN

    Sorry to be short, running late for work…. But YES!!! You need a policy, you need initial and yearly competencies, you need real training, and you need a nephrologist to approve these and be you defacto RRT Medical Director. (ESPECIALLY if non dialysis ...

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