” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.25…..Naomi

“After Oscar introduces hisself to us. My husband, my niece Hope, and myself I asked him if he lived close by the gas station.” I replied ,” Mrs.Halona , the gas station around the corner here from the Kidney Trails Dialysis Clinic, correct?”… “ Yes Dwelyn, just listen!”He mentioned that he does now but notContinue reading “” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.25…..Naomi”

“ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.24 …..Oscar

Scooting herself to happily towards the homeless man that seemed so anxious to see Mrs. Halona…. He also shared the same joy. As they hugged each other , for about a minute or two and he continued to push Mrs. Halona away alongside the asphalt onto the sidewalk off into a distance away from theContinue reading ““ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.24 …..Oscar”

“ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.23 Reasonable Doubt

As I walk away from AW to sit down at the computer across from her. I sit and pause and began to daydream:  “It’s funny to watch AW from a distance as she rests with her ear phones on jamming to her iPad. She’s looking around still in disbelief that she’s on Hemodialysis. For someContinue reading ““ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.23 Reasonable Doubt”

“I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.22 “ Why is it so Cold in here?

I replied…“ Well, Jade had to tend to some personal things at home. She’s also a nursing student , so I’m sure she has a lot of demands in her life now.” “ I see Dwelyn.”… This young lady Jade is having a tough time in her life. I hope things work out for andContinue reading ““I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.22 “ Why is it so Cold in here?”

“ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.21 The Call Out

Pt .21 The Call-Out  “ So AW how was your food talk with Beth?”….. AW replies,” Mon I tell you brother, she kinda broke my heart when she told me about the Starfruit. How it would pretty much be talking to my rave der Boy!” ….. “ But she’s very knowledgeable about her profession. IContinue reading ““ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.21 The Call Out”

” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.20 featuring Beth Shanaman

As I make my way back to AW from documenting my other patients while we wrap up Change of shift. AW seemed to have had an interesting conversation with Elisia Marchena. …” Well AW, How did it go learning about CMS Regulations?”…. AW replies ,” Man the information was heavy, Mon, but it was veryContinue reading “” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.20 featuring Beth Shanaman”

“ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt. 19 … Medicare and State Compliance Survey featuring Elisia Marchena

A.W. — Who is that young lady over there with the clipboard? She looks like she is about her business, haha! I noticed earlier when we walked in before I sat down. D.W. — Yes she is! We are being surveyed today by the Department of Health. She is here doing a Medicare and StateContinue reading ““ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt. 19 … Medicare and State Compliance Survey featuring Elisia Marchena”

“ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt. 18 Featured Character Edition

Kidney Trail Kind KNOWte: “ If you remember in Pt. 7 of this story, I mentioned as AW is waiting for me to return back from getting Eric Cirignano our Biomed gentleman she is observing the room/tx floor and notices more characters in our story. Let me take you back………..This Ladies and Gentlemen are theContinue reading ““ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt. 18 Featured Character Edition”

“ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patients Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt. 17

As Nicole stands beside me with excitement, I explain to AW about each simulation device, and they both are intrigued. Nicole with anticipation, and AW with uncertainty. “ AW, let me show you this graft simulation. This is different from what you have. This device is designed to educate our patients and our new hiresContinue reading ““ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patients Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt. 17”

“ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment ) Meet Our Team Pt. 16

Dicyn and Denym are our interns that we recruited from a local technical community college. They both are also enrolled in the Kidney Trails Academy as well. In addition to our clinic, we provide a service that branches off into professional development. Our idea, well let me rephrase that….. Our Vision is to give eachContinue reading ““ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment ) Meet Our Team Pt. 16”