Develop your skills in caring for people with chronic kidney disease and renal failure, and those receiving treatment. You’ll acknowledge the importance of dignity and respect for the individual, and of evidence-based care and teamwork in your practice.
If you're a registered nurse working in specialist renal clinical areas, our Level 6 module will give you the opportunity to explore and develop your knowledge and skills to meet the needs of people with renal failure, their families and carers.
The module will address the needs of the people with chronic kidney disease and those receiving Peritoneal Dialysis and Haemodialysis. It will consider in particular their right to dignity, respect and evidence-based specialist care. In order to receive care that is effective and of high quality, renal patients and their families are dependent on effective teamwork, communication and clinical decision making. We'll look at the role and contribution of the specialist nurse in relation to the multidisciplinary team.
Our module is taught through a series of lectures, tutorials and group work, all of which you'll need to attend. The module will be assessed theoretically through a client care analysis. Practice assessment will be undertaken in clinical practice by an experienced mentor who is a suitably qualified and experienced practitioner. You'll need to demonstrate achievement of criteria in the practice assessment document to pass the module. You must undertake a discussion with your manager to discuss your readiness to commence this module, and have obtained requisite support to access relevant clinical experiences that will enable achievement of the practice assessment criteria.
You will undertake an analysis of your client care and practice outcomes.
You’ll be a registered nurse currently working in a renal care setting and you’ll need the agreed support of a suitable mentor.
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The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.
With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.
At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.
Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.
You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.
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