Nursing a patient on dialysis
People are forced to undergo dialysis when their kidneys fail to play a role in purifying the blood, regulating electrolytes, acid and alkalis balancing and removing waste and toxin materials.
Care of patients on dialysis is a common concern.
The goals of caring for these patients include ensuring adequate, enough nutrition, maintaining a healthy fistula, correcting hormonal deficiencies, minimizing hospitalization, and increasing the life quality and longevity.
- ۴۰۰ hours
- ۳ month ( 90 session )
- In this regard, inadequate dialysis (inadequate dialysis dose) not only shortens survival, it also leads to malnutrition, anemia, functional disorders and frequent hospitalizations, which also increase medical costs.
- Adequate dose of dialysis, three times a week, for 3.5 hours, and the concept of urea purification is about 188 ml per minute.
- Dialysis-related mental disorders
- Patient and family education
- Kidney transplant patients
- Prepare and work with 2 devices
- Device setting
- Patient edema
- Patient connection
- Set the device completely
- Care during decalcification
- Separation of the patient from the device
- Anatomy of the kidneys and urinary tract
- Kidney physiology
- Acute renal failure
- Principles of dialysis
- Evidence-based nursing care
- Care of patients under coagulants
- Infection control
- Acute complications of dialysis
- Pediatric hemodialysis
- Related drugs
- Dialysis disorder
- Course contacts
- Nursing graduates from undergraduate level and above
- Learning goals
- General purpose: Improving the quality level of dialysis treatment nursing service in dialysis wards of the country.
- Apply the principles of nursing care to prepare the patient physically, psychologically, spiritually and socially.
- Perform alternative dialysis and patient education correctly.
- Set the dialysis machine correctly and prime it.
- Based on the condition of dialysis patient, select and apply the appropriate filter.
- Connect the patient to the dialysis machine correctly.
- Make the necessary adjustments to the dialysis machine depending on the patient.
- Adjust the appropriate anticoagulation rate for the dialysis patient.
- Manage complications during dialysis and perform necessary nursing care.
- Properly separate the patient from the dialysis machine.
- Apply evidence-based nursing care methods for vascular access in the dialysis patient.
- Disinfect the dialysis machine and prepare it for later use according to the principles of the desired standards.
- Choose alternative treatment for dialysis and learn how to do the right dialysis.
- The trainee can teach the patient proper nutrition and exercise programs.