About the course

The PD Empower course builds on PD Foundations to further enhance the effectiveness and quality of care provided to PD patients. PD Empower provides guidance to enable a high level of competency in PD practice management. 

Key takeaways

Modules to help you deliver high quality outcomes in PD:

  • Understand a team-based approach to a PD program
  • Tailored PD modality and volume management in PD patients
  • Basic key performance indicators in a PD program
  • Efficient clinical and administrative management of PD patients

Eligibility criteria

Courses are assigned based on eligibility criteria - Curriculum Vitae (CV) is required.

  • Doctors and Nurses who have completed the PD Foundations program
  • Doctors and Nurses with experience in PD and currently looking after > 20 PD patients
  • Doctors and Nurses who want to develop their PD management skills and improve PD patient outcomes

Intake information

Total (online modules + workshops) learning time:
8-10 hours (estimated)

Course rollout (based on language):

English, Vietnamese: Available Now

Bahasa Indonesia and Bahasa Melayu: To be announced*

*As of March 2023

Course modules

  • Organizational structure of a PD program
  • Managing infectious and non-infectious complications
  • Individualizing prescriptions and volume management
  • Catheter salvage
  • Establishing key performance indicators
  • Developing PD nurses as trainers
Curriculum Faculty

Curriculum faculty

The PD Empower course was developed by 10 expert faculty members comprising doctors and nurses from Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.  

Other courses in the series

PD Foundations Logo

Learn the basics of PD and perform it with confidence

PD Foundations key takeaways:

  • Understanding the options for kidney replacement therapy for patients with end-stage kidney disease
  • Understanding general catheter placement and care
  • Basic management of patients with peritonitis and exit-site infections
  • Prescribing PD to a new patient
  • How to train a PD patient and prepare them for home
PD Advocate logo

Develop a passion for driving excellence in PD; mentor and encourage peers and stakeholders in your area 

PD Advocate key takeaways:

  • Nephrologist-led PD catheter insertion program
  • Managing complex issues in PD
  • Prescribing PD in low- and middle-income countries
  • Telehealth in PD patients