Patios, Stinson Beach, California

$500.00

Elderly Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis

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Description

About the Client:
We are committed to supporting the health and well-being of an 80-year-old man diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The client requires regular dialysis treatment to manage his condition, which has led to fatigue and dietary restrictions, impacting his overall quality of life.

Project Overview:
We are seeking a dedicated nursing team to provide comprehensive support for our elderly client with CKD. The project involves assisting with dialysis sessions, managing medications, and offering dietary counseling to optimize his health and well-being.

Responsibilities:

– **Assistance with Dialysis Sessions:**
– Provide assistance and support during dialysis sessions, ensuring proper setup, monitoring the client’s vital signs, and addressing any discomfort or complications that may arise during the procedure.
– Collaborate with the dialysis team to optimize treatment efficacy and ensure the client’s comfort and safety throughout the dialysis session.

– **Medication Management:**
– Administer medications as prescribed by the client’s healthcare provider, including medications to manage CKD-related complications, such as hypertension, anemia, and mineral and bone disorders.
– Monitor the client for medication side effects and adverse reactions, reporting any concerns to the healthcare team for further evaluation and adjustment of treatment as needed.

– **Dietary Counseling:**
– Provide dietary counseling tailored to the client’s specific nutritional needs and dietary restrictions associated with CKD and dialysis treatment.
– Offer guidance on following a kidney-friendly diet, including recommendations for limiting sodium, potassium, phosphorus, and protein intake, while ensuring adequate nutrition to support overall health and well-being.

– **Education and Support:**
– Educate the client and his caregivers on the importance of adherence to dialysis treatment, medication regimen, and dietary recommendations to manage CKD effectively.
– Offer support and encouragement to the client in coping with the challenges associated with CKD and dialysis treatment, addressing any concerns or questions he may have regarding his condition and care.

– **Collaboration and Monitoring:**
– Collaborate closely with the client’s healthcare team, including nephrologists, dietitians, and other specialists involved in his care, to ensure a coordinated approach to managing his CKD and dialysis treatment.
– Monitor the client’s health status, including dialysis adequacy, fluid balance, and nutritional status, and communicate any changes or concerns to the healthcare team for timely intervention and adjustment of the care plan.

Requirements:

– **Qualifications and Experience:**
– Registered nurses (RNs) with experience or training in nephrology nursing or dialysis care, preferably with knowledge of managing CKD and dialysis treatment in elderly patients.
– Familiarity with dialysis procedures, medication administration, and dietary management for patients with CKD undergoing dialysis.

– **Skills and Competencies:**
– Strong clinical assessment skills to monitor the client’s health status and identify any signs of complications or adverse reactions during dialysis treatment.
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to educate and support the client and his caregivers, fostering collaboration and adherence to the treatment plan.

– **Personal Attributes:**
– Compassion, empathy, and patience in providing care to elderly patients with chronic health conditions, recognizing the unique needs and challenges they may face.
– Organizational skills and attention to detail to ensure accurate medication administration, documentation, and adherence to infection control protocols during dialysis sessions.

By providing comprehensive support through assistance with dialysis sessions, medication management, and dietary counseling, the nursing team aims to optimize the health and well-being of the 80-year-old man with chronic kidney disease, ultimately enhancing his overall quality of life and longevity.

 

Total Budget: $496,735.20