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Dialysis Technicians

Tips for Entry

Volunteer in a hospital, nursing home, dialysis center, or other patient-care facility to gain experience and learn what it is like to care for patients.

Research job descriptions from the National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists and the Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing Technology. If your interest lies specifically in the area of nursing, you may want to contact the American Nephrology Nurses' Association.

Visit the National Kidney Foundation's Web site ( to learn more about kidney disease and its treatments.

Read Nephrology News & Issues (, a professional journal that covers such topics as government policies and regulations, quality of life issues, and developments in treatments.

Visit for job listings. 

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