This module aims to foster life-long personal and professional development in order to produce knowledgeable, skilled and reflective nurses in health and social care. It is a flexible educational programme, which reflects contemporary healthcare provision and meets the needs of students, service users and health and social care employers.
This module is for nurses who wish to become competent and knowledgeable in relation to the pathophysiology of renal dysfunction. It offers the student a sound basis for the overall care management strategies, including transplantation for this client group.
The module incorporates pathophysiological, psychosocial, ethical, legislative, professional guidance and risk management dimensions to provide a flexible and in-depth understanding of the spectrum of living with renal dysfunction.
The course is also offered as a postgraduate (level 7) award.
Who is this module for?
Nurses who work in an appropriate clinical area caring for renal clients and have a minimum of 6 months? recent experience of caring for renal clients. All applicants must have a renal clinical placement with access to transplant surgery, pre-operative and post operative care of the transplanted patient confirmed prior to commencing the module.
Competency assessment document (CAD) and poster presentation
* For this purpose, 'interventions' include renal transplantation.
Course length: 10 Teaching Days