Accredited Nurse Curriculum
Supporting education for nursing community
Baxter PD Excellence Academy is the first-of-its-kind accredited learning program
Designed by the leading PD experts in partnership with ANNA and ADC to support PD nurses at every stage of their learning journey. Start learning today and earn over 25 PD-specific contact hours through our e-Learning courses and national events.
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Utilizing learning interactivity designed to reinforce knowledge of key concepts and apply necessary skills to real-world situations confronting the PD nurse, the Baxter PD Excellence Academy is transforming PD nursing education.
You can exit and return where you left off on your elearning journey so that this fits into the busy nurse’s schedule.
Course 1: Foundations of PD Nursing
Explores the building blocks of the therapy and getting a patient started on PD.
Course 2: Optimising PD Therapy
Explores important concepts and principles of PD therapy and optimising the PD prescription.
Course 3: Retaining Patients on PD Therapy
Explores maximising the longevity of PD.
Course 1: Foundations of PD Nursing is now available. Earn 3.5 contact hours with this course!
Explore the building blocks of the therapy and getting a patient started on PD.
- A Blueprint for the PD Nurse
- PD: What it is and How it Works
- The PD Nurse’s Guide to Starting a New Patient (Part 1)
In this course, which is broken up into 12 quick-to-complete modules, participants will explore never-before-seen content meant to provide PD nurses with the framework and resources needed to navigate the many roles PD nurses perform.
Course 2: Optimizing PD Therapy is now available. Earn 4.5 contact hours with this course!
Explore important concepts and principles of PD therapy and optimizing the prescription.
- Fluid Management in PD
- The PD Nurse’s Guide to Starting a New Patient Part 2: Success at Home
- Essential Procedures of PD
- Prescription Management and Assessment of Adequacy in PD
You can also find free bonus content in this course with resourceful modules for starting a new patient on PD therapy and an interactive game called, PD Puzzler! *This is a non-CH topic.
Course 3: Retaining Patients on PD Therapy is now available. Earn 3 contact hours with this course!
Discover maximizing the longevity of PD.
- Non-infectious Complications in PD
- Prevention of PD Infection with an “Escape the Exam Room,” game
- PD Retention with a “Road to Retention,” game
You can also find free bonus content in the PD Products Training tab with modules for Remote Patient Management, as well as all other product training videos and resources.