Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care (Study Day)

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‚Äôs 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.

Course Structure:

1 x day study day 09.30 - 16.00

Upcoming dates:

08 November 2017

Application and Funding

To apply for this course, please select the "apply" link at the top right of this page. For information on funding options please see here.

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.

Tuition Fees

For details of current tuition fees for self funded or sponsored applicants please click here.

Programme Leader/Contact Name:

Debbie Limb

Tel: 0114 222 2050 Email: d.c.limb@sheffield.ac.uk