Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care
Who is it for?
This study day is suitable for first level registered nurses working in primary care settings.
Overview of content:
- Anatomy and physiology
- Causes; signs/symptoms
- Interpreting blood results
- Current guidelines
- Classification of CKD
- Nurse’s role in prevention and treatment
What is it about?
This study day focuses on chronic kidney disease (CKD) in a primary care context. It will include the basic anatomy and physiology of the renal system (to include urine formation and GFR) and the causes of renal dysfunction (paying particular attention to diabetes and hypertension). The study day will also look at the signs and symptoms of CKD, nursing care considerations within a primary care setting and the national standards e.g. NSF, CKD classification, Renal Association guidelines.
How does it enhance practice?
Nurses are equipped with the skills required to enable them to identify patients with chronic kidney disease and to follow current guidelines in relation to their care.
1 x day study day 09.30 - 16.00
28 January 2021
Application and Funding
If successful in your application for the course you will receive a confirmation email with the exact details of the location of teaching, closer to the start date.
For details of current tuition fees for self-funded or sponsored applicants please click here.
Programme Leader/Contact Name:
Tel: +44 114 222 2050
Tel: +44 114 222 2037
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