West Village, Dallas, Texas

$500.00

Chronic Kidney Disease Patient not on Dialysis

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Description

About the Client:
We are dedicated to providing optimal care for our 60-year-old family member who is living with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Managing his condition effectively is crucial to slowing disease progression and preventing complications. Our primary goal is to ensure comprehensive management of his CKD, including hypertension control, dietary modifications, and regular monitoring of kidney function.

Project Overview:
We are seeking an experienced nursing team specializing in nephrology and chronic disease management to provide comprehensive support for our family member with chronic kidney disease. This project entails implementing strategies to manage hypertension, advising on dietary modifications, and monitoring kidney function to slow disease progression and minimize complications associated with CKD.

Responsibilities:

– **Hypertension Management:**
– Conduct regular blood pressure monitoring to assess hypertension control and identify any fluctuations or spikes in blood pressure.
– Collaborate with the patient’s healthcare team to adjust antihypertensive medications as needed to achieve target blood pressure goals and reduce the risk of kidney damage.

– **Dietary Modifications:**
– Assess the patient’s dietary intake and provide guidance on appropriate dietary modifications to manage CKD and hypertension.
– Recommend a kidney-friendly diet that is low in sodium, potassium, and phosphorus, while also emphasizing the importance of maintaining adequate protein intake and hydration.

– **Medication Management:**
– Educate the patient on the importance of medication adherence and provide guidance on managing medications prescribed for CKD and hypertension.
– Monitor for potential adverse effects or interactions related to medications used to manage CKD and hypertension, collaborating with the healthcare team to optimize treatment outcomes.

– **Kidney Function Monitoring:**
– Perform regular assessments of kidney function, including serum creatinine, estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), and urine protein levels.
– Monitor for signs of declining kidney function or progression of CKD, adjusting management strategies as needed to slow disease progression and minimize complications.

– **Patient Education and Support:**
– Provide ongoing education and support to the patient and his family on managing CKD, including lifestyle modifications, medication adherence, and strategies for coping with the emotional impact of the disease.
– Empower the patient to actively participate in his care by understanding the importance of managing hypertension, adhering to dietary recommendations, and attending regular follow-up appointments with his healthcare providers.

Requirements:

– **Qualifications and Experience:**
– Certification or extensive experience in nephrology nursing and chronic disease management, with a focus on providing specialized care for individuals with chronic kidney disease.
– Proficiency in managing hypertension, advising on dietary modifications, and monitoring kidney function to slow disease progression and prevent complications associated with CKD.

– **Skills and Competencies:**
– Strong clinical assessment skills to evaluate blood pressure, kidney function, and medication management in individuals with chronic kidney disease and hypertension.
– Effective communication and patient education skills to empower the patient and his family to actively participate in managing CKD and adhere to treatment recommendations.

– **Personal Attributes:**
– Compassion, empathy, and a patient-centered approach to care, recognizing the impact of chronic kidney disease on the patient’s quality of life and emotional well-being.
– Dedication to ongoing learning and professional development in nephrology nursing to stay current with best practices and advances in the management of chronic kidney disease.

Patient Case:

**Comprehensive Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in a 60-year-old Man**

– **Patient:** 60-year-old man
– **Condition:** Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
– **Challenges:** Managing hypertension, dietary modifications, and monitoring kidney function to slow disease progression and prevent complications
– **Requirements:** Comprehensive support for managing CKD, including hypertension control, dietary modifications, and regular monitoring of kidney function

 

Total Budget: $320,967.36