Preparing for, and doing your PD treatment

Treatment: connecting and disconnecting

Treatment: Connecting and disconnecting

 
mask before connecting

Steps before connecting:

Use aseptic technique when handling the solution bag(s) and supplies.

  • Ensure that area is well lit, all doors and windows are closed and that fans are turned off
  • Make sure work surface is clean
  • Gather needed supplies
  • Make your transfer set accessible
  • Put on a mask
  • Wash and dry your hands thoroughly as trained
  • Follow the recommended CAPD or APD connection procedures

 

Steps before disconnecting:

Use aseptic technique when handling the supplies.

  • Make sure your transfer set is accessible
  • Put on a mask
  • Wash and dry your hands thoroughly as trained
  • Open a new disconnect cap package
  • Follow the recommended CAPD or APD disconnection procedures