Posts Categorized: Clinical

Making the Dialysis Difference

What’s Dialysis Nursing, you ask? Sometimes referred to as Nephrology Nursing or Renal Nursing, this branch of the nursing field specifically relates to the kidneys! Patients who are at risk for kidney disease or are currently experiencing kidney failure must undergo dialysis, a blood purification process which serves as a substitute for the kidneys when… Read more »

Spotlight on General Medicine Nurses

A former ballet dancer and mother of three boys, Jennifer Himes-Smith certainly knows how to stay on her toes. Jennifer graduated from UPMC St. Margaret’s School of Nursing in 2014 and is currently a Professional Staff Nurse on the 10E/W Acuity Adaptable Medical Unit at UPMC Montefiore. Though you may not see her doing pirouettes… Read more »