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.
Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
Departmental approval needed
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 www.bcit.ca/learn/ to access your course. Re-registration is a one-time option only. Please call the Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval.
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Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student 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 2017
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