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SRC Program level C : Nigeria - United Kingdom 4

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EC Institute: Kidney Care Center 

EC Liaison officer: Akinbodewa Ayodeji Akinwumi

SC Institute: Sheffield Kidney Institute

SC Liaison Officer: Ahmed Halawa


Name of SRC Pair: Nigeria - UK 

SRC Level: C


Learning objectives: 

A. Peritoneal dialysis:
- how to establish a peritoneal dialysis unit
- techniques for insertion of acute and chronic catheters
- techniques for nursing processes during peritoneal dialysis care
- prevention of infection related to peritoneal dialysis

B. Haemodialysis: 
- Techniques for arteriovenous fistula (AVF) creation
- Identifying best vessel sites for AVF creation
- Safe use of AVF intradialysis in order to prolong its lifespan
- Early identification of common intravascular complications
- Managing unstable patients intradialysis
- The sodium remodelling techniques
- Infection prevention intradialysis
- Reduction of cardiovascular related mortality among dialysis patients especially among diabetics.
- Training for dialysis nurses and technicians

C. Transplantation:
- Procedure for pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative care of the allograft recepient
- Reducing ischaemic damage to renal graft
- Immunosuppressive therapy protocols for graft recepient
- Techniques for protocol biopsies
- Standard follow up of graft recepient after renal transplant

D. Training for Renal dietician:
- Selecting the appropriate diets for categories of patients with CKD

E. Training for Clinical Psychologists:
- Practical application and interpretation of newer and more effective methods and tools for care of the renal patients

F. Training for Medical Social Workers:
- Identifying core roles and practical approach to social problems of the CKD patients



  • Exchange programs
  • Scheduled visits by trained personel to our center
  • Provision of relevant books, conference and seminar materials
  • Visits of our staff to the supporting center for practical hands-on training
  • On-line training


Additional Info

  • Year: 2017
  • Status: In progress
  • Partners: ISN only
  • SRC Level: C
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Topics: CKD
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