PDC20107 - Renal Nursing - An Introduction
|Duration||20 hours online self-paced learning. Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.|
This online micro-credential aims to meet the needs of healthcare professionals who care for renal patients/clients in a variety of settings including hospital, rural and remote area based services and community health. Students will obtain general knowledge of evidence-based practice to enable them to provide adequate care of a renal patient within any treatment modality.
This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.
Our micro-credentials are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.
Structure & Availability
Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.
- Outline the structure and main functions of the renal system
- Outline the incidence and/or prevalence of kidney disease
- Identify the risk factors for chronic kidney disease and impairment
- Associate the nursing care to reduce the risks of disease and impairment
- Identify the treatment modalities used to manage acute kidney injury to end-stage kidney disease
- Plan evidence-based nursing care for people with kidney disease using research and best practice.
Online Quizzes and Activity Workbook
Digital Badge via Credly
Students can also download a Certificate of Completion, share to social media or add to a professional portfolio.
There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.
Our micro-credentials are available for anyone to access. You do not have to be a CQUniversity student.
Fees & Scholarships
How to apply
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