Dialysis Nursing Module
To provide the staff with comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the issues associated with the care and management of patients receiving haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis as a basis for competent renal nursing practice.
- The normal physiological principles of transport
- The physiological principles, technologies and techniques of haemodialysis
- Water treatment and water quality for haemodialysis
- Anti-coagulation in haemodialysis
- The formulation of individualised dialysis prescriptions for acute and regular dialysis patients
- Concepts and principles of haemodialysis adequacy
- The principles, complications and management of vascular access for dialysis
- Acute complications of the haemodialysis treatment
- Long term management of the patient on regular haemodialysis therapy
- Haemodialysis in the management of acute renal failure
- Dialysis in the intensive care setting
- The management and prevention of infection in renal failure patients receiving haemodialysis.
- The evolution of peritoneal dialysis.
- Patient selection criteria for peritoneal dialysis and home haemodialysis.
- The physiological principles of peritoneal dialysis.
- Dialysis Technologies for Home Dialysis Therapies.
- The peritoneal dialysis prescription and adequacy of dialysis.
- Peritoneal membrane transport characteristics.
- Access for peritoneal dialysis therapy.
- Preparation for patients for home dialysis therapy
- The aetiology, pathophysiology, treatment, prevention and nursing management of infectious, non-infectious and metabolic complications of peritoneal dialysis.
On successful completion of this module the staff will be able to:
- Critically appraise the physiological and technological principles of haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients.
- Demonstrate critical awareness of the holistic nursing care and management of the renal patient receiving haemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis treatments.
- Critically explore the complications associated with haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis therapies including their management and prevention.
- Critically discuss the physiological concepts and principles of dialysis adequacy.
- Critically explore the forms of therapy available for the management of acute renal failure in the critical care setting.
- 5 days
- 40 hours
- 30 minutes of practical training
Teaching and Learning Strategy:
- Class room training
- Independent learning
Course location: Columbia Asia Hospitals, Bengaluru, Mysore, Pune, Ahmedabad, Patiala, Palam Vihar, Ghaziabad, Kolkata.
Eligibility: GNM, B.Sc. Nursing and Technicians with minimum 1 year experience.
Course Fees: ₹ 5,000/-
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