Foundations in Renal Nursing


This course aims to prepare practitioners working in renal wards and haemodialysis for their role within renal healthcare. You will have the opportunity to develop and critically evaluate specialist renal skills and knowledge in order to deliver high quality care.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Develop and critically review their own skills and competence in the holistic care of the patient within a renal care setting including haemodialysis
  • 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 nephrology 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 renal setting
  • Critically appraise and compare protocols and the management of care for nephrology clients with and families 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 in order to gain a more insightful perspective
  • Critically discuss current resources in determining health care strategies for clients within the renal care setting
Cost: £500.00