Nephrology nurses in a new role: diagnostic and interventional nephrology.

Donna Merrill, Arif Asif, David Roth, Patricia O'Nan, Cheryl Groenhoff, Renee Hogan, Florin Gadalean, Cristovao Vieira, Jan Tawakol, Tasnim Khan

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Abstract

Diagnostic and interventional nephrology is a growing subspecialty of nephrology. Increasingly, procedural care of nephrology patients is being managed by nephrologists trained in this area. As a result, new opportunities have been created for nephrology nurses as they assist these interventionists in the administration of care in diagnostic and interventional nephrology. This article describes the components of a diagnostic and interventional nephrology program, the initiation of such a program at a university center, and the role of nephrology nursing personnel in this rapidly developing area.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)390, 395-396
JournalNephrology nursing journal : journal of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association
Volume31
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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