Sharon Tugwell, A.R.N.P., M.S.N., is a board certified nurse practitioner at the Kidney Clinic at Harborview and a UW teaching associate of Medicine and Nephrology.
Tugwell collaborates with dialysis unit staff, dieticians and social workers in regards individual patient needs.
She likes to get to know patients and find out who they are and their goals. She believes patients need to be actively involved in shared decision making. She feels patients do better when they are actively involved in their care.
Tugwell received her medical education at the UW. She served as a preceptor for dialysis training for many years. She is an active member of the American Nephrology Nurses and holds certification as a Certified Nephrology Nurse.
In her free time Tugwell enjoys traveling, gardening and reading.
Education and Training
Univ. of Washington, School of Nursing
Medical education, 2008
Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, 2008, American Nurses Credentialing Center