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Renal Nursing Level 6 6KNIN369

Key information

Subject area:

Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care

Course type:

Assessed Module

Credit level:


Credit value:



September through to December

Available course dates:

To be confirmed

Course overview

This course aims to prepare practitioners working in renal setting for their role within general nephrology and haemodialysis health care. They will have the opportunity to develop and critically evaluate specialist nephrology and haemodialysis skills and knowledge in order to deliver high quality compassionate care to patients diagnosed with varying stages of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. There will be an emphasis on the wider context of care such as reducing harm, shared decision-making, shared care social issues and the coordination with the outside agencies.

What will I achieve?

Develop and critically review skills and competence in the holistic care of the patient within a renal care setting

Enhance systematic assessment skills and professional experience in order to influence patient outcomes

Select and critically evaluate relevant research in order to promote evidence-based practice within the renal care setting including national and international guidelines

Synthesise knowledge and create responses to problems that expand / redefine existing practice in order to effect change within the practice setting

Critically appraise and compare protocols and the management of care for patients with renal diseases clients locally, nationally and internationally in order to achieve clinical effectiveness

Critically evaluate and reflect on the professional role of the renal nurse within the inter-disciplinary settings and other members of the multi-disciplinary team to gain a more insightful perspective

Critically discuss current resources in determining health care strategies for clients and their families/carers within the renal care setting

Demonstrate reflective practice and the ability to audit own practice and make recommendations to achieve clinical effectiveness

Who will I learn with?

Who is this for?

Qualified healthcare professionals working within any renal care setting

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio (coursework & CAD)

What is the teaching schedule?

Term 2

18/01/2024, 25/01, 01/02, 08/02, 15/02, 22/02, 29/02, 07/03, 14/03, 21/03, 28/03

Course status:

Course closed

Full fee £3100

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