NNCC Newsletter | May 2022

Tuesday, May 17th, 2022
Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission
Email Newsletter
May 2022
News and Opportunities
NNCC’s Newest Commissioners: Next Steps
NNCC Board of Commissioners
NNCC Board of Commissioners: The NNCC Board of Commissioners met on April 23, 24 in Charleston, South Carolina. The Commission meets quarterly to discuss the goals of the certification board and make decisions that benefit NNCC certificants. April’s meeting included some very exciting work selecting scholarship and award winners. Thank you to the NNCC Board of Commissioners for this very important work!
Lori and Mary
Welcome to the Board Lori and Mary: The NNCC Board of Commissioners welcome two new members! A big welcome to Lori Mahaffey and Mary Greensides. Lori and Mary have begun serving their first two-year term. We are excited to have their knowledge and expertise!
Danilo And Katherine
Thank You For Your Time Danilo And Katherine: With abundant appreciation, the NNCC Board of Commissioners said farewell to two valuable members of the board. We are sad to see them go, but we remain energized that they will continue to share their expertise and insights from time to time. Best wishes to Danilo Concepcion and Katherine Cure!
NNCC Nephrology Nursing Certification Advocacy Award

Each year, NNCC's Board of Commissioners reviews application submissions for the NNCC Nephrology Nursing Certification Advocacy Award. This award was developed to be able to publicly recognize organizations that advocate for or promote all levels of nephrology nursing certification. The award winner will receive a plaque to honor their efforts, a check for $1000 and recognition throughout the year.

Congratulations NYU Langone Hospital: This year, the NNCC Board of Commissioners are honored to announce NYU Langone Hospital, Long Island, Acute Dialysis Unit for their admirable efforts to advocate for certification in nephrology! Congratulations and thank you for all that you do to promote nephrology certification for a better, safer work environment! Visit NNCC Nephrology Nursing Certification Advocacy Award.
NNCC Clinical/Technical Career Mobility Scholarship Winners

Each year, the NNCC awards up to FIVE $3,000 Clinical/Technical Career Mobility Scholarships to CCHTs, CCHT-As and/or CD-LPN/LVNs who are furthering their education in the health/science field.


Record-Breaking Applications: This year, NNCC received another record-breaking number of applications! Each application goes through a rigorous blind review by the Clinical/Technical Examination Board and the selections are then approved by the NNCC Board of Commissioners.


The NNCC Board of Commissioners and Clinical/Technical Examination Board is delighted to announce the 2022 Clinical/Technical Career Mobility Scholarship winners!

  • Charles Cypre, Coral Springs, FL
  • Mylourie Dorceus, Tallahassee, FL
  • Traci Lyn Elenbaas, Holland, MI
  • Marigold Perry, Poplar, WI
  • Rebecca Zdrojewski, Buffalo, NY
Congratulations to all of you – and to all who applied for taking the next steps in furthering your education! Watch NNCC's social media sites as we honor these winners! For more information visit NNCC's Clinical/Technical Career Mobility Scholarships.
Meet the Editor, NNCC's President,
Sandra M. Bodin at the ANNA Annual Symposium
Pre-order your copy of the Contemporary Nephrology Nursing 4th Edition and have a bookplate signed by the Editor and NNCC President, Sandra Bodin, at ANNA Booth #409 during the ANNA 2022 National Symposium.
Signing Times:
Sunday, May 22, 6:15pm - 7:30 pm
Monday, May 23, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday, May 24, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Did you know the Contemporary Nephrology Nursing textbook is meant to serve as an adjunct to ANNA’s Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing by providing more in-depth information? The 2017 edition of Contemporary Nephrology Nursing is an excellent resource for all nurses caring for patients with kidney disease. The scope of this respected and trusted classic has been expanded to include the most complete collection of nephrology nursing topics ever published.

Quality Improvement Award

Quality is your paramount goal, and NNCC wants to reward you for it. The NNCC Quality Improvement Award is given to an individual or organization who has participated in a quality improvement project that promotes optimal patient outcomes in nephrology. The recipient will receive $1,000, national recognition, and a personally delivered engraved plaque during an awards ceremony. Submit the electronic application before June 15, 2022.

Dialysis Nurses (CDN)!
Take the NNCC May Pop Quiz.
Calling all Dialysis Nurses! NNCC's Question of the Month helps you test your knowledge. This month we pose this question for dialysis nurses (CDN)! Click the link to see the list of options, choose the correct answer, find the rationale and reference information. You can find this question on Facebook at NNCC on Facebook. Or, go straight to the question here! Good luck and have fun!
Upcoming Meetings: Visit our Booth!
NNCC will be exhibiting at the following meetings this spring. Please stop by to learn more about NNCC's certifications, award programs and more.
May 22 - 25, 2022, Fort Worth, TX
Booth #516
June 21 - 26, 2022, Orlando, FL
Booth #1532
Nephrology Update
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