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IND17 - Renal Nursing: An Introduction


At a glance

People with kidney disease have a wide range of needs. The skills and competencies required to address these needs are the foundation of high quality renal nursing care. While completing this module you will obtain general knowledge of evidence-based practice to enable you to provide adequate care of a renal patient within any treatment modality.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

This is a 20 hour course completed online.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded 20 CPD hours.


Course Summary

This 20 hour 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.

At completion of this module you should be able to:

  • 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

Total Price: Total cost of this course is $300 via PayPal link. Direct access to this course is at

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Delivery method

Access to this course is through our Learning Management System at


You need to be a Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse to complete this course.

Program Structure

Online course with assessment for submission.

How to Apply


To enrol in this short course, please visit and register your attendance at