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Essentials of Renal Care


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWRVT-20-3

Level

3

Fees

20-21 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

20-21 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.


Applications

University

Assessment

Formative Assessment

Case study presentation: Individual presentation utilising a reflective model to discuss a particular aspect of care from practice. This promotes peer learning and appreciation of different roles in the delivery of service in healthcare. This will enable you to explore the foundation for your summative assessment.

Summative Assessment

Case Study Essay: Writing an essay demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the delivery of service to a person with renal healthcare needs (3000 words).

The essay should include a brief history of the person, the pathophysiology of renal dysfunction and how care was delivery in order to meet the person's healthcare needs.  The essay should clearly demonstrate understanding of the role of the practitioners in enhancing future practice.

At level 3, you are expected to critically analyse, evaluate and synthesise the delivery of service in this case study. This should include some appreciation of how evidence based practice influence the delivery of renal service.

At Masters level, you are expected to critically evaluate, synthesise and provide independent perspectives regarding the delivery of service in this case study. This should include a critical exploration of literature and debate the wider socio-political implications of renal service delivery.

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

Day 1. Introduction to the module and literature searching skills

  • Appreciation of online learning resources and self-directed learning
  • Introduction and pathophysiology of the renal system
  • Investigations in renal disease  
  • Pharmacology in renal care                                                

Day 2. Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

  • Acute Kidney Injury and Management
  • Chronic Kidney Disease and Management
  • Ethical consideration in renal care
  • Conservative treatment and End of Life Care                                   

Day 3. Renal Replacement Therapy: Haemodialysis

  • Salt balance, Target weight and Fluid balance
  • Vascular access
  • Haemofiltration and Haemodiafiltration
  • Haemodialysis complications

Day 4. Renal Replacement Therapy: Peritoneal Dialysis

  • Formative Assessment
  • The principles of Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Nutritional support in Renal replacement therapy

Day 5. Renal Replacement Therapy: Transplantation

  • Immunology in Transplantation
  • Pre and Post Transplantation Care
  • Immunosuppressant management
  • New Onset Diabetes After Transplantation

Course Director

Joseph Jamu

Entry Requirements

Registered Practitioners who deliver healthcare service to people with renal care needs.

Introduction

This level 3 (UZWRVT-20-3) or Masters level (UZWRVU-20-M) module aims to provide you with an opportunity to apply knowledge, understanding and clinical skills in renal care to demonstrate attainment of theoretical concepts in the implementation of holistic evidence-based care delivery of patients within the renal care environment.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to explore haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, transplantation and service improvement strategies.

On successful completion of this level 3 (UZWRVT-20-3) or Masters level (UZWRVU-20-M) module, you will be able to:

  • Provide evidence of understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the renal system and how this is affected in renal disease processes.
  • Examine the care and management of complications of renal replacement therapies and transplantation in relation to psychological, physiological and social issues.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the ethical, cultural and quality of life issues associated with renal disease and treatments.
  • Evaluate the role of the multidisciplinary team within the renal setting and explore renal nursing leadership in relation to service improvement.
  • Explore how evidence based practice influence the diagnosis of renal failure, treatment modalities and the impact on service users.              
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of pharmacological and nutritional needs in the management of renal disease.

 

Learning and Teaching

Scheduled learning includes lectures, seminars, tutorials, reflection on practice and work based learning, practical classes and workshops.

Independent learning includes hours engaged with essential reading especially activities online, case study preparation and presentation, assignment preparation and completion.

Study facilities

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit, level 3 or Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWRVU-20-M

Level

M

Fees

20-21 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

20-21 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.


Applications

University

Assessment

Formative Assessment

Case study presentation: Individual presentation utilising a reflective model to discuss a particular aspect of care from practice. This promotes peer learning and appreciation of different roles in the delivery of service in healthcare. This will enable you to explore the foundation for your summative assessment.

Summative Assessment

Case Study Essay: Writing an essay demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the delivery of service to a person with renal healthcare needs (3000 words).

The essay should include a brief history of the person, the pathophysiology of renal dysfunction and how care was delivery in order to meet the person's healthcare needs.  The essay should clearly demonstrate understanding of the role of the practitioners in enhancing future practice.

At level 3, you are expected to critically analyse, evaluate and synthesise the delivery of service in this case study. This should include some appreciation of how evidence based practice influence the delivery of renal service.

At Masters level, you are expected to critically evaluate, synthesise and provide independent perspectives regarding the delivery of service in this case study. This should include a critical exploration of literature and debate the wider socio-political implications of renal service delivery.

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

Day 1. Introduction to the module and literature searching skills

  • Appreciation of online learning resources and self-directed learning
  • Introduction and pathophysiology of the renal system
  • Investigations in renal disease  
  • Pharmacology in renal care                                                

Day 2. Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

  • Acute Kidney Injury and Management
  • Chronic Kidney Disease and Management
  • Ethical consideration in renal care
  • Conservative treatment and End of Life Care                                   

Day 3. Renal Replacement Therapy: Haemodialysis

  • Salt balance, Target weight and Fluid balance
  • Vascular access
  • Haemofiltration and Haemodiafiltration
  • Haemodialysis complications

Day 4. Renal Replacement Therapy: Peritoneal Dialysis

  • Formative Assessment
  • The principles of Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Nutritional support in Renal replacement therapy

Day 5. Renal Replacement Therapy: Transplantation

  • Immunology in Transplantation
  • Pre and Post Transplantation Care
  • Immunosuppressant management
  • New Onset Diabetes After Transplantation

Course Director

Joseph Jamu

Entry Requirements

Registered Practitioners who deliver healthcare service to people with renal care needs.

Introduction

This level 3 (UZWRVT-20-3) or Masters level (UZWRVU-20-M) module aims to provide you with an opportunity to apply knowledge, understanding and clinical skills in renal care to demonstrate attainment of theoretical concepts in the implementation of holistic evidence-based care delivery of patients within the renal care environment.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to explore haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, transplantation and service improvement strategies.

On successful completion of this level 3 (UZWRVT-20-3) or Masters level (UZWRVU-20-M) module, you will be able to:

  • Provide evidence of understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the renal system and how this is affected in renal disease processes.
  • Examine the care and management of complications of renal replacement therapies and transplantation in relation to psychological, physiological and social issues.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the ethical, cultural and quality of life issues associated with renal disease and treatments.
  • Evaluate the role of the multidisciplinary team within the renal setting and explore renal nursing leadership in relation to service improvement.
  • Explore how evidence based practice influence the diagnosis of renal failure, treatment modalities and the impact on service users.              
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of pharmacological and nutritional needs in the management of renal disease.

 

Learning and Teaching

Scheduled learning includes lectures, seminars, tutorials, reflection on practice and work based learning, practical classes and workshops.

Independent learning includes hours engaged with essential reading especially activities online, case study preparation and presentation, assignment preparation and completion.

Study facilities

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit, level 3 or Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses