Contemporary renal replacement therapy

 

Task Description

Choose either Topic A or Topic 8 or Topic 0

Directions

Topic A) Case Study

Please select a patient you know, who is receiving either
haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis or has a functioning kidney
transplant- Take a treatment history including noting any relevant
dialysis or transplant complications you patient is experiencing,
has experienced, or could reasonably be expected to experience-
Visit the KHA-CARI Guidelines website at
http://www-cari-org-au/guidelines-php, and choose at least two (2)
dialysis and transplantation guidelines to review and become
familiar with- If you are unable to locate suitable Australasian
guidelines, please access relevant international guidelines-

Write a paper in which you respond to the recommendations in
these guidelines using you patient as a reference point- Review the
renal replacement therapy the patient is prescribed- Oompare this
with best practice principles and guidelines for peritoneal dialysis
or haemodialysis and transplantation- Provide a well-argued
position within the paper that is supported within the academic
literatu’e- To do this effectively you will also need to read widely in
the literatu’e to discover possible alternative perspectives in the
wider (global) nephrology community-

 

or

Topic 8) Transplantation: Organ Availability

Review ANZDATA 3ch Report chapter 7 ‘Waiting List’
Directions

Develop a critical discussion on the deficit in available kidneys for
donation compared to the number of people wait listed for
transplantation-

Concepts you may wish to explore might include, but are not
limited to, ethics, financial incentives for unrelated donors, brain
dead versus non-beating heart donors and/or advances in research
including pharmacotherapy or xenotransplantation-

or

Topic 0) Essay

Set you own topic-

Page 6 CNA 573 Contemporary Renal

Replacement Therapy

This is you opportunity to explore an area of particular interest
within Contemporary Renal Replacement Therapy- To do this
effectively you will also need to read widely in the literatue to
discover possible alternative perspectives in the wider (global)
nephrology community-

 

 

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