Pediatric Nurses Perspectives AKI Survey

Pediatric Nurses Perspectives Survey on AKI-outcome Associations and Potential Long-term Damage Associated with AKI

Our research team in the Division of Nephrology, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Canada is conducting a brief, one-time survey of health care providers’ perspectives on AKI-outcome associations and potential long-term damage associated with AKI. 

If you are a PICU nurse at a Canadian institution, we are inviting your participation.

Our goal is to understand current caregiver perspective’s, extent of practice variation and barriers and facilitators to practice change, in order to consider practice changes which can improve the efficiency of AKI management, care and follow-up of children post-AKI

This survey is completely anonymous. No identifiable information will be collected within the survey used for this research study. Your anonymous survey data will be stored on a password-protected database housed on the SickKids server and accessible by only the research study team ) for seven years after publication of this data and then destroyed in accordance with The Hospital for Sick Children’s policies.  

Your participation in this research study is voluntary. Your decision to participate or not will have no impact on your employment or academic standing.  

We expect that it will take approximately 10 minutes to complete this survey.  Please follow the link below to access the web-based survey. Your consent to participate in this study is implied by your completion and submission of the survey. 

Survey Link:

Please contact the study Principal Investigator, Dr. Michael Zappitelli, at if you have any questions about this survey or the Office of the Research Ethics Board at 416-813-8279 if you have questions about your rights as a research survey participant.