from Nursing School, Phi Theta Kappa, having received a scholarship
from Association of University Women, during 2 years that she
was dialyzing at home followed by a kidney transplant.
In 2003, she received the Clyde Shields Distinguished Service Award
from the Northwest Kidney Centers.
Trustee on the Foundation Board
Member of Regional Council
of Quality Committee
Comments from Seminars:
Letter From ERSD Network 13, Rachell M. Valadez, RN
"Dear Ms. Spaeth,
letter is to thank-you for your presentation as a presenter at the
Network 13 Fall 2006 Mentoring Workshop...recently, in Little Rock, AR.
We are pleased to report that your presentation was well received and
enjoyed greatly by the participants.
presentation, 'How to Help Patients Live Long and Live Well: Lessons
from Life Options', helped us see things in a different perspective and
appreciate life as seen though a patient's eyes. Your engaging
presentation technique makes it easy to "listen and learn" from your
talks. Your materials were helpful and by reviewing the evaluations it
was very obvious that attendees felt the same way. Your time and
expertise is appreciated. It was a pleasure to meet you.
Speaker-specific comments for your reference:
Very empowering. I'm very much a patient advocate and now I feel that I have more to
share with my clients.
Very informative, held my attention, gave good information in relationship to work.
Most informative and enjoyable talk of the day. I really enjoyed her; I wish every patient could
The most interesting talk, very down to earth yet profound.
Awesome. Wish I had a patient like that!
Very interesting, loved this speaker. Real life!!
Wish more patients could hear her speak.
Very touching presentation.
More personal stories like Nancy's helps
us learn the information better because we can apply to
Wonderful speaker, excellent, enjoyed!!!
Very helpful and motivational, great presentation."
Comments from other talks:
"Excellent presenter. Would like to hear her again on a related
"Very good information."
"She's an amazing speaker. So inspirational."
"Thanks, I love
"Wow - what an inspiration and a great speaker.
I really enjoyed the presentation."
"In your talk about helping kidney patients with
rehabilitation, you also motivated me to go home and begin an exercise program!
Janice, a nurse who works with Nancy
"You often say, 'Think of other ways to
accomplish your needs, don't stop looking for better solutions to a problem.'"