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In 1968, the Canadian Society of Extracorporeal Technicians (CANSECT) was formed and Letters Patent were granted by the Canadian government. From 1968 to 1974, CANSECT was composed of members involved in the fields of heart & lung perfusion and dialysis. These two different disciplines were linked by the common concept of extracorporeal circulation. In 1975, the differences between these two groups grew to outweigh the common purpose that brought them together. The two groups separated and the dialysis membership adopted the name...Read More


CANNT Membership: 
What's in it for me?


Celebrate working together on Nephrology Healthcare Professionals Day.


CANNT members you can ask your nephrology related questions to your peers or you might be able to answer someone else's question. Great way to interact with colleagues across the country! Remember to Login as a member first.

To provide leadership and promote the best nephrology care and practice through education, research, and communication.

CANNT as the keystone of excellence in nephrology nursing and technological care in Canada.

Our affiliations

Board Of Directors

Heather Dean


Heather is a Nurse Clinician of an outpatient Hemodialysis unit. Certified in Nephrology Nurse since 2005.

Janice MacKay

President Elect/Treasurer

Janice has practiced in Nephrology Nursing and Research over the past 24 years with certifications in

Michele Trask

Director of Communications

RN, BSN, MIPH, Michele Trask is a diploma prepared Registered Nurse with a BSN from the University of British

Carolyn Ingram, RN, BSc, CNeph(C)

Vice President Ontario

Rick Luscombe

Vice President Western Region

Rick Luscombe is the Vascular Access Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) at Providence Health Care, in Vancouver. He

Nancy Filteau

Vice President Quebec/ Vice-Présidente du Québec

RN, CNeph(C), BScN, MSc(A)

José Lloyd

Vice President of Technologists

Hello, I’m José Lloyd the CANNT VP of Technologists. I am currently employed as a member of the Dialysis

Jovina Bachynski

Journal Editor

(MN, NP-Adult, CNeph(C)) Currently serves as the editor-in-chief of the CANNT Journal. She has been in

Megan Lyons

Executive Assistant | Conference Manager

Experienced Association Manager, Conference Planner, and Communications Coordinator. Bachelor of Journalism

Pam Lyons

Executive Director

Pamela Lyons, BCom, is Vice President of Events & Management Plus Inc., a full service association management

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CANNT would like to thank ALL of our Corporate Sponsors for their continued dedication to our Association!


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