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Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.4
Total Rating(s)314
First Published
Updated05 May 2019
Expires 05 May 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

How confident are you that you could recognise and rapidly respond to changes in your patient’s condition? Start this Course now to gain an essential update on how to identify, assess and prevent renal deterioration.

Topics
  • What is acute kidney injury?
  • How do you recognise signs of renal impairment in a patient?
  • Managing acute renal failure and much, much more...
Need

There is a significant potential for patients across any clinical setting to rapidly become unwell.

The ability to recognise and interpret clinical cues and implement timely appropriate, evidence-based interventions, has a significant positive impact on patient outcomes.

Education is essential if health professionals are to maintain knowledge and confidence of how to identify, assess and prevent clinical deterioration.

Purpose

The purpose of this Course is to provide registered nurses and other health professionals with education relating to renal deterioration in order to assist in the prevention of disability and premature death.

Learning Outcomes
  • Accurately assess, recognise and respond to early signs of renal deterioration in your patient.
  • Apply your assessment findings to consider possible causes for the deterioration.
  • Apply appropriate and timely interventions to improve patient outcome.
  • Implement measures to prevent deterioration in the patient at risk.
Target Audience

Registered nurses and other health professionals will gain confidence from undertaking this Course, given the prevalence of and harm associated with renal deterioration.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Educator

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Sue de Muelenaere

Sue de Muelenaere is a registered nurse with more than 20 years’ experience as a nurse educator. Sue completed a five-year bachelor of nursing degree in South Africa, which included training in psychiatric and community nursing and midwifery. Since then, Sue has worked extensively in the intensive care environment, during which she has presented various courses, including an honour’s degree, a diploma in intensive care, and various short cardiac and ECG courses. Sue also holds an honour’s degree in advanced nursing science (intensive care nursing) and diplomas in nursing education and nursing administration. She was the education manager in a specialised heart hospital where she was responsible for the education of all hospital staff, including non-nursing staff members. Sue is passionate about teaching. She maintains a special interest in all aspects of nursing the critically-ill patient. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.4
Total Rating(s)314
First Published
Updated05 May 2019
Expires 05 May 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topics
Clinical Assessment
Renal
Learning Tools
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Learner Reviews

4.4
314 Total Rating(s)
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Nedgera Savimaki
22 Nov 2019

This was a resourceful source to learn what an acute kidney injury is, how to recognise signs of renal impairment in a patient and how to manage acute renal failure.

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Brydie Grossman
22 Nov 2019

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Jessica Bauer
21 Nov 2019

Easy to understand and very clear with the essential information on acute kidney injury.

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Loreto Carin-Larcombe
21 Nov 2019

The resource person was accurate, knowledge adequately imparted during the time frame. It was informative and never boring.

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Jeff Dillon
19 Nov 2019

Good

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Harrison Land
18 Nov 2019

Very informative

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Erica McKechnie
18 Nov 2019

Interesting ,more in depth knowledge from basic paramedicine point of view.

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Brian Mooka
17 Nov 2019

Simplified and very informative regarding kidney function and failure.

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Louise Clarke
17 Nov 2019

this was a comprehensive learning experience for me and I definitely feel more confident with knowledge gained

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Luke Loudon
17 Nov 2019

It was good for nurses but not for paramedics.