EpxCVCtoFistula

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Intervention Details

Summary

EpxCVCtoFistula is an educational program for dialysis patient switching from CVC to fistula.


Indications
Patients on dialysis using a catheter.
Intervention
Patient receive up 1-2 messages per week, depending on the preference. The educational sequence has 9 messages total.

Communication Modes

1-2 times per week

Messages
Default Messages
  • Fistulas are far easier to use than catheters, no more replacement procedures, less risks of clotting, and because nothing sticks out of the skin, far less chance of dangerous infections.
Alerts

There are no alert states for the intervention.

Emergencies

Patients will be directed to call 911 if they are experiencing an emergency. You may designate a care provider to be acutely notified in the event of a defined critical value.

Intervention Team