Nancy Colobong-Smith

Nancy Colobong-Smith

Nancy Colobong-Smith, ARNP

Dialysis
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, Washington
United States
Nancy is amazing with patients and their families, tailoring her education and management to meet individualized needs.

Nancy is an exemplar for all CNS’ and advanced practice providers. She volunteers her time, both locally and nationally, to promote the role of advanced practice nursing to optimize patient care.  Nancy raises the bar for all of us, exemplifying the kind of nurse that not only patients and their families recognize as an outstanding role model, but to interdisciplinary teams as well.

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Nancy stays on top of all current literature related to renal, dialysis and diabetes. She is a known content expert both locally and nationally.  Nancy is amazing with patients and their families, tailoring her education and management to meet individualized needs. She approaches all patient care in a non-judgmental way and is an advocate for patients.   

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Nancy frequently comes when paged for unscheduled visits with her outpatient renal and liver transplant patients, as well as provides diabetes education to their families. She is a team player that always shares her experience with others. Nancy is well-known for her patient, non-judgmental, professional and kind interactions towards our patients and their families and staff.

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Nancy is organized, efficient, knowledgeable, has amazing follow through, and is a pleasure to work with. She knows exactly what is going on with both staff and her dialysis patients and works tirelessly to support this program. I feel very fortunate to work with such a dedicated individual.

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Nancy is a pleasure to work with; she communicates well and is a team player.  She offers to help when she can and is very present both in the "office" and at the bedside. She always seems to be working on a project to help the dialysis team stay cost effective, but also assisting in the work flow of nurses. We couldn't ask for a better Dialysis CNS!