2017 Annual Symposium

 20-23 February 2017, Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

Zeroing in on Quality Care with InnovationEducation, and Motivation

2017 Contact Hour Certificates

You can print your own certificate by going to www.mtsreport.com/nant/17 Enter your last name as it appears on your badge and the four digit number on your badge.  You can look up your name to get your four digit number here.

2017 Symposium Presentations

Hotel Information

2017 Program Highlights

Exhibitor Information

Bulk Registration Discount Program

The more technicians you send from your company, the less you pay!  Send 20 and only pay for 18!  Send 30 and only pay for 25!  You can chosse the bulk discount option when you go to the Symposium Registration page.

Session Information

Workshops | General Sessions | Concurrent Session Tracks

2017 Workshops

We offer 2 full-day and 2 half-day pre-symposium workshops on Monday:

  • CMS Workshop (8:30 - 12:30)
  • Chemistry for Biomedical Technicians (1:00 - 5:00)
  • B. Braun and MarCor will offer a workshop on Water Treatment that will provide an overview of a wide range of water treatment issues and solutions.
  • Fresenius Medical Care will offer a workshop providing opportunities for technicians to gain a deeper understanding about troubleshooting their dialysis machines.

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There is an additional charge to attend these workshops, which include refreshment breaks (but not lunch). To ensure your participation, you must register in advance. Full day Workshops begin at 8:30 am and end by 4:00 pm, with a break for lunch. All workshops offer up to 6.6 contact hours. Space is limited – register NOW!


General Sessions


  • Dialysis History of Innovation
  • How to Get Difficult People to Change
  • It's YOUR Responsibility to get Quality Care from the Machines
  • Technical Issues Facing Dialysis Today:  Technical Directors Point of View
  • Developing an Active Shooter Policy



  • Urban Kidney Coalition
  • Technology Trends in Hemodialysis Water Treatment for the Future  
  • Caring for your Hands so You can Care for your Patients


Concurrent Session Tracks



  • Surgical Assessment and Management of the Potential Kidney Transplant Recipient
  • Principal Equations of Dialysis 
  • Fluid Management: What can the Nephrology Clinical Technician Can Do to Help?  
  • Treatment Options for Patients  



  • AAMI – What is it and how does it impact the biomed?
  • Using your Buying Power to Improve Dialysis 
  • Discrepancies in Methods in Dialysis Standards: AAMI, ISO, CMS – How to Cope! 
  • Metrology for Biomeds 
  • Hands on for the Biotech  


Speaker Information

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