Thursday, July 31, 2008

Philippine Kidney Dialysis Foundation

Philippine Kidney Dialysis Foundation (PKDF) is a huge hemodialysis clinic catering to patients with chronic kidney diseases. PKDF is owned by Dr. Dave Tan.

PKDF is located at 79 Scout Gandia St., Quezon City. You may reach PKDF at (02) 373-5366. Two floors of hemodialysis units are available. Patients may choose from four (4) different treatment shifts. Patients with Hepatitis B are also accepted.

Another branch of PKDF is located at 73 Roces Avenue cor. Scout Santiago, Quezon City. A medical laboratory is available for various lab tests. There are a total of 40 hemodialysis machines available. Patients may choose from three (3) different treatment shifts. You may reach PKDF at (02) 376-2820 to 21.

Hemodialysis training for nurses are offered here also. The training course lasts for 5 weeks. The first week is for lectures conducted by Dr. Tan, and the four succeeding weeks are for hands-on training.

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bebskiy said...

When is the next dialysis training? What are the requirements & how much? I am interested to attend.

Thank you so much

-Bevs