Renal Dialysis Course


After successful completion of this study day, the candidates will have an in-depth understanding of associated problems for patients on renal dialysis.

This study day will be of interest to renal specialist nurses, and general nurses and doctors.

Aims and Objectives

â–  The candidate will understand associated complications of dialysis

â–  Be able to recognise problems associate with AV fistula's and grafts, and manage these

â–  Be able to understand and interpret renal blood results

â–  Be able to competently cannulate a renal fistula

Content

Complications associated with dialysis and their management
When to commence dialysis
Correct demonstration of cannulation technique
Cannulation techniques for the renal nurse
Reading and understanding blood results
Infection control