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Advanced Peritoneal Dialysis NSNN 7425

Nursing Specialty Nephrology Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Focuses on the principles of peritoneal dialysis (PD), the application of the concepts of transition to the context and the theory of peritoneal dialysis, comprehensive nursing assessments and care of clients living with peritoneal dialysis, and integrating self-management and self-management support into practice. The emphasis will be on empowering clients on dialysis to self-manage through collaborative goal setting.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



Domestic fees


Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of NSNN 7425 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 86606


Wed Jan 03 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86606
  • Domestic fees $157.78
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online


Course outline


Domestic fees


Important information
  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This reregistration course section is for students who require a course extension to complete their course from the previous term. This course is delivered in an online format. On the first day of class, log in to to access your course. Re-registration is a one-time option only. Please call the Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval.

Learning Outcomes

As a healthcare practitioner, you are expected to follow professional standards of practice throughout all SN programs and courses. In this course, you will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, professionalism, and clinical decision-making. Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the principles of peritoneal dialysis.
  • Identify the characteristics of a client suited to peritoneal dialysis.
  • Describe the underlying physiological, psychological and social impacts of peritoneal dialysis.
  • Explain the assessment process for peritoneal dialysis clients.
  • Summarize common complications of peritoneal dialysis and the various strategies for complication management.
  • Explain the efficacy of dialysis using clinical data.
  • Apply knowledge of dialysis to develop care plans for peritoneal patients.
  • Explore communication approaches that foster collaborative relationships with peritoneal clients.
  • Create a personal action plan together with a renal patient, using the principles of adult education and self-care management.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2023


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