NNCC Email Newsletter | September 2021

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021
Email Newsletter
September 2021

The Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC), on September 13 announced that NNCC has been granted reaccreditation for the Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) certification program.


The CCHT program was formed in 2001 and represents specialized experience and knowledge in the care of patients with kidney disease. The CCHT program has been accredited by ABSNC since 2016 and has over 37,800 certified hemodialysis technicians.

NNCC Seeking Volunteers for CDN Test Committee
Please contact us if you are a CDN from the west or southwest who would like to serve on NNCC’s CDN Test Committee. You’ll need to be able to travel two weekends per year, expenses paid. Your job cannot include staff education other than precepting new employers. If you’re interested, please send an email to nncc@nncc-exam.org and we’ll provide more information. Thank you!
Need career support? We’re here for you. See below for the available scholarships and apply before the deadlines!

Cintia Perez (left) and Deborah Jones

were among the QI Award winners.

In case you missed it, we expanded our coverage of the 2021 NNCC Quality Improvement Award winners. The four winners each received $1,000 and an engraved plaque.

See the Writeups

Nephrology Nurse Practitioners:
Take the NNCC September Pop Quiz
Nephrology nurse practitioners, you’re the ones we selected to answer our September “NNCC Question of the Month.” The question is posted on the NNCC Facebook page. You’ll get a list of options, an explanation for the correct answer, and reference information. You can also go right to the question here. Have fun and good luck!

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Kidney Failure Risk Up Substantially With Hyperkalemia

Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission
PO Box 56, Pitman, NJ 08071
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