Clinical Deterioration: Renal

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CPD40m of CPD
First Published
Updated22 April 2021
Expires 22 April 2023
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 Ausmed Course now to gain an essential update on how to identify, assess and prevent renal deterioration.

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

There is 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 registered nurses and other healthcare professionals are to maintain knowledge and confidence of how to identify, assess and prevent clinical deterioration.


The purpose of this Ausmed Course is to provide 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 outcomes.
  • Implement measures to prevent deterioration in the patient at risk.
Target Audience

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


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.

CPD40m of CPD
First Published
Updated22 April 2021
22 April 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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