Stuart Mott, LPN, is a cannulation expert who specializes in the patient’s experience of dialysis needles. He has been a dialysis nurse for more than 20 years, working with patients who have had acute and chronic dialysis, and spent more than 6 years as a traveling nurse to multiple states. Since 2005, he has been a vascular access nurse, and has developed several unique approaches. Stuart has spoken at multiple conventions, acute units, and in-center teaching in-services throughout United States, and has published articles in the Nephrology Nursing Journal. He is a board member of ESRD Network 12 and works with the Fistula First Breakthrough Initiative as an advisor. He had professional memberships and committee memberships in American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA), Council of Nephrology Nurses & Technicians (CNNT) , Council of Nephrology Nurses & Technicians (CNNT), Home Therapies Specialty Practice Network(AMMA), Heartland Kidney Network 12, Medical Review, a board member, Fistula First Coalition, Patient Self-Cannulation Change Work Group and Home Therapies Specialty Practice Network (ANNA).