Unit Profile 

Unit name

 CAPD Unit  

Patient population


Pediatric – 2 to14 years undergoing peritoneal dialysis

Mixed gender

Hours of operation

 0700 – 1930 hours, Sat. to Wed.

Plus On Call and Emergency cover

Number of beds

 Three rooms utilized for both training and outpatient clinics plus care of hospitalized and ER patient

Occupancy Rate


Staff categories

 Registered Nurse

Patient Educator

Unit Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Primary patient diagnoses

 ESRD (End Stafe Renal Disease)


  •  Training patients/caregivers for home therapy on both CAPD / APD
  • Outpatient Clinics for trained patient monthly/ bimonthly
  • Care of patients undergoing PD catheter insertion
  • Acute Continous Cyclic Peritoneal Dialysis (CCPD)
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Workshops / In- services and recertification for nurses
  • Home Visit / Support Service
  • Dialysis Adequacy, PET & Anemia management
  • Preparation and administration of intraperitoneal medications.
  • Peritonitis management
  • Transfer set Exchange
  • Venepuncture for Laboratory Investigations
  • Gluco-monitoring
  • IV Iron Infusion

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 02:03 PM