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Taking care of a patient treated with assisted peritoneal dialysis

Code: Patient care for assisted peritoneal dialysis
Description: Certified course of MZ ČR

The course is designed for:

  • for nurses at home, nurses working in the field of aftercare, social care, etc. Nurses working in the nephrology department can only perform activities on an outpatient basis. Special attention is paid to the specific activities of a nurse who takes care of a patient treated by assisted peritoneal dialysis outside the nephrology department.



Course Topics:

  • causes of renal failure, physiology of peritoneum as dialysis membrane,
  • access for PD, types of PD catheters, methods of introduction,
  • postoperative care, PD complications,
  • manual and instrument PD,
  • nurse's activity in PD in the patient's home environment, psychosocial aspects of PD,
  • hygienic-epidemiological regime in connection with PD,
  • practical implementation of PD, care of catheters, procedure for complications of PD.


Entry requirements:

  • completion of qualification studies and adaptation process,
  • eligibility to pursue a medical profession without professional supervision.



Theoretical part: 20 h

Practical part: 40 h


Course dates 1st semester 2024:

20. 05. 2024 – 24. 05. 2024


Course dates 2nd semester 2024:

09. 12. 2024 – 13. 12. 2024



VFN Nephrology Clinic


Termination method:

Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a certificate from the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic.



CZK 8,000

The participation of an employee of the General Teaching Hospital in Prague is CZK 1,000


Expert guarantors:

Theoretical part: MUDr. Vladimíra Bednářová, CSc., Nephrology Clinic VFN
Practical part: Ludmila Nermutová, VFN Department of Education


Contact to sign up for:

M.Sc. Petra Vachulková, phone: 22496 9293, e-mail:  



You can apply for the course by completing the course applications.

Please send filled-in applications to:

Mgr. Petra Vachulková
OV VFN in Prague
On the Battlefield 1 
120 00 Prague 2

or electronically to: 

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