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PDC20107 - Renal Nursing: An Introduction

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course 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.

The fee for this short course will be $300.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

20 hours

Career Opportunities

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 20 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course 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.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Outline the structure and main functions of the renal system
  2. Outline the incidence and/or prevalence of kidney disease
  3. Identify the risk factors for chronic kidney disease and impairment
  4. Associate the nursing care to reduce the risks of disease and impairment
  5. Identify the treatment modalities used to manage acute kidney injury to end-stage kidney disease
  6. Plan evidence-based nursing care for people with kidney disease using research and best practice.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with Multiple Choice Quizzes (MCQs) and Activity Workbook.

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au