The author, Diana Campbell BSN, MPA has over twenty years of Nephrology Nursing experience. She is currently practicing an urban Nephrology program as a Clinical Nurse Educator. Her experience includes:
Ms Campbell also has an extensive background in teaching. She has taught patients and staff in a Nephrology setting.
The author also has considerable experience teaching at college and university level.
She is currently employed at Athabasca University tutoring the follow courses:
She has been involved as an instructor in entry-level distance education in a Home Support Certification and Practical Nurse Access program in the following courses:
As well, Ms Campbell has taught the following courses on a sessional basis:
Ms Campbell has successfully been involved in curriculum development and tutoring a post RN Nephrology certificate (leading to an undergraduate degree). Courses include:
She has written courses for continuing education in:
She has also written a course in Home Health Nursing at the university level.
The author has published an article in Dialysis and Transplantation on client education and Nursing 2003 on acute renal failure.
Having worked in the field of Nephrology and both client and staff education for an extensive period of time, the author of the material offered on this website has been able to identify barriers in the field of Nephrology client education. One of the largest deterrents to client education has been the lack of usable client education materials.
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These materials are research based and reflect current professional standards such as KDOQI. 
1. KDOQI: http://www.kidney.org/professionals/doqi/index.cfm
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