Acute Clinical Practice (Renal Care) GradCert

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Postgraduate Certificate
Study mode
Part-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
September
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • First degree equivalent to 300 credits, 60 of which should have been studied at level 6.
  • Professional registration and a minimum of one year post-qualified experience.
  • Additional pathway prerequisites may apply.

Curriculum

Modules

  • Renal Care: Dialysis and Enhanced Renal Care 
  • Renal Care: Acute Kidney Injury 
  • Work-based Learning

Subject areas covered

  • Psycho-social impact of renal failure, coping with bad news, learning to live with dialysis
  • Chronic renal failure, its causes and how to delay progression
  • Helping patients make informed choices for long-term renal replacement therapies
  • Identifying acute renal failure and supporting healthy recovery
  • Renal anaemia, fluid imbalance, renal bone disease and its management
  • Dietary changes needed in renal failure
  • New skills to carry out haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis or supervise patients who undertake this at home

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