Lonnie has been working in the renal clinic for about 13 years. She says, in some cases, she follows patients through their kidney journey for years.
Judy’s reasons for getting into nursing still seem to guide her today. After seeing a family member go through the medical system, she decided to make nursing a career.
“Seeing how they had gone through that, I thought I could really help people.”
While the bulk of Harvey’s nursing career was in Health Sciences Centre hemodialysis units where he spent 26 years, he has also worked in palliative oncology, as an operating room nurse and did aero medevac nursing as well.
Colleen’s career has taken different twists and turns and she feels now she is exactly where she is supposed to be.
Ivar decided to make the leap into nursing after working in a convalescent care home.
Julie has held just about every type of nephrology nursing position there is in the program.
Colleen truly is a lifeline for dialysis patients at St. Boniface Hospital.
Lenore Larson-Brown worked in acute care before transitioning to dialysis where she’s been since 2005.
To say there have been some twists and turns in Fiona Mervyn’s path might be a bit of an understatement.
Jaynor Kahal was working as a nurse in a Seven Oaks General Hospital (SOGH) dialysis unit when he started to feel dizzy and unwell. He asked a coworker to take his blood pressure and discovered his numbers were sky high