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Deborah Brouwer-Maier RN, CNN

Deborah Brouwer-Maier is a nephrology nurse for more than 30 years. Her area of expertise is hemodialysis vascular access. She served on the KDOQI Vascular Access Work Groups in 1997, 2000 and 2006. She also served in various volunteer roles for the Fistula Frist Initiates since the formation of the initial Work Group. She is the support for the Hemodialysis Circle of Care Transonic products to support access creation, surveillance and preservation.

Recent Posts

11 Oct 2021

The Pandemic and the Nephrology Nursing Shortage

It’s estimated that by 2030, there will be a deficit of 900,000 nephrology nurses. This can be attributed in part to...
11 Oct 2021

The Pandemic and the Nephrology Nursing Shortage

It’s estimated that by 2030, there will be a deficit of 900,000 nephrology nurses. This can be attributed in part to...
06 Oct 2021

Kidney Care News to Know

High Serum Oxalate Levels Raised Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Dialysis Patients Researchers found that patients...
06 Oct 2021

Kidney Care News to Know

High Serum Oxalate Levels Raised Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Dialysis Patients Researchers found that patients...
01 Sep 2021

Kidney Care Groups Release Position Statement on Kidney-Related Research in the U.S.

Kidney disease affects over 37 million Americans, and Medicare spending for kidney disease patients exceeds $130...
01 Sep 2021

Kidney Care Groups Release Position Statement on Kidney-Related Research in the U.S.

Kidney disease affects over 37 million Americans, and Medicare spending for kidney disease patients exceeds $130...
30 Aug 2021

Kidney Care News to Know

Financial Penalties for Dialysis Centers Do Not Increase Performance A study from the Annals of Internal Medicine...
30 Aug 2021

Kidney Care News to Know

Financial Penalties for Dialysis Centers Do Not Increase Performance A study from the Annals of Internal Medicine...
14 Jul 2021

Kidney Care News to Know

Plant-Based Milk Acceptable for CKD Patients Researchers found that oat, rice, macadamia and soy milk were most...
14 Jul 2021

Kidney Care News to Know

Plant-Based Milk Acceptable for CKD Patients Researchers found that oat, rice, macadamia and soy milk were most...
12 Jul 2021

Video: KDOQI Vascular Access Guidelines & ESKD Life Plan

The ESKD Life Plan is a new concept in the KDOQI guidelines. The Life Plan is meant to individualize the patient’s...
12 Jul 2021

Video: KDOQI Vascular Access Guidelines & ESKD Life Plan

The ESKD Life Plan is a new concept in the KDOQI guidelines. The Life Plan is meant to individualize the patient’s...
07 Jun 2021

Kidney Care News to Know

Living Organ Donor Legislation Introduced in Congress The legislation would make living organ donation easier by...
07 Jun 2021

Kidney Care News to Know

Living Organ Donor Legislation Introduced in Congress The legislation would make living organ donation easier by...
19 Apr 2021

Kidney Care News to Know

Biden Administration Announces $10 Billion Investment to Get COVID Vaccines to Highest Risk Communities The...
19 Apr 2021

Kidney Care News to Know

Biden Administration Announces $10 Billion Investment to Get COVID Vaccines to Highest Risk Communities The...
24 Mar 2021

Kidney Care News to Know

Patients with ESRD and Their Caregivers Should Receive Priority for COVID-19 Vaccine
24 Mar 2021

Kidney Care News to Know

Patients with ESRD and Their Caregivers Should Receive Priority for COVID-19 Vaccine