Peritonitis: A complication of peritoneal dialysis

Peritonitis: A complication of peritoneal dialysis

Health Staff Ed
Updated Jun 25, 2024

What you'll learn

  • The risk factors for peritonitis.
  • The at-risk groups for peritonitis.
  • How to assist in preventing peritonitis by educating the at-risk groups.
  • The signs and symptoms for peritonitis.
  • The recommended treatment for peritonitis.
Course Description

Course Overview:

This 1.5 hour interactive course is a good refresher for those working with patients with renal disease and brief introduction to those who may occasionally provide care to people having peritoneal dialysis.


Target Audience



Business Case

This course is suitable for all nurses and promotes patient safety by providing an overview of the risk factors signs and symptoms and treatment options for peritonitis.