Lorin Hompoth, recipient of the award of excellence, technical.
Article Type: Brief article
Subject: Health care industry (Officials and employees)
Employee motivation
Author: Hompoth, Lorin
Pub Date: 01/01/2012
Publication: Name: CANNT Journal Publisher: Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses & Technologists Audience: Trade Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health care industry Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2012 Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses & Technologists ISSN: 1498-5136
Issue: Date: Jan-March, 2012 Source Volume: 22 Source Issue: 1
Topic: Event Code: 540 Executive changes & profiles Computer Subject: Health care industry
Product: Product Code: 9911210 Motivational Techniques SIC Code: 8000 HEALTH SERVICES
Persons: Named Person: Hompoth, Lorin
Geographic: Geographic Scope: Canada Geographic Code: 1CANA Canada
Accession Number: 283970451
Full Text: 2011 was a very busy year. I first joined CANNT in 2010 and then volunteered to be the technical representative for the 2011 CANNT conference organizing committee. This was a much bigger task then I had imagined and very rewarding. I worked with a great group of people and had an excellent time being part of the organizing committee. I have spent the last 18 years working in dialysis and the last nine years up to the present time working in the Southern Alberta Renal Program for Alberta Health Services.


It was a huge surprise and honour to be nominated for the Excellence in Technical Award and to be selected as the recipient of this award. I enjoyed the challenges of working in dialysis these past 18 years. When I first started in dialysis, I was working as a Biomedical Engineering Technologist in Regina, Saskatchewan. The challenges moving into dialysis were a huge change from what I was doing previously. The move has been very rewarding for me. The dialysis community is full of wonderful people who enjoy sharing their knowledge and helping others. I enjoy working within this multidisciplinary team and helping the staff get the most from the equipment that we use every day.

By Lorin Hompoth, Biomedical Technologist, Alberta Health Services, AB
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