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Developments in Renal Care

Developments in Renal Care

Level 6, 30 Credits

Course aim

This course will enhance your knowledge, skills and attitudes in relation to current renal clinical working environment. You will also develop a critical understanding of care in relation to renal care and be able to deliver high quality patient/client centered care.

Course length

Integrated Clinical Care Renal runs over a year long period of two semesters. 

Course cost

The cost for this CPD module is £40.00 per credit for both CPD apply and self-funded routes.

Course structure

This course is delivered via:

  • formal keynote lectures
  • group and individual tutorials
  • discussions
  • seminars work-based learning strategies

Your individually agreed learning objectives will be outlined in a formal learning agreement using a tripartite approach (involving yourself, LJMU and your employer).


You will be expected to attend LJMU on a Monday for a full day every 2 weeks.

Course content

During this module, you will study:

  • anatomy and physiology
  • pathophysiology
  • acute kidney injury
  • chronic kidney disease
  • renal replacement therapies
  • legal and ethical issues
  • dietary management
  • transplantation
  • conservative management
  • long term complications of CKD
  • psychosocial issues
  • end of life care

You will be assessed via:

  • 3 seminar presentations relating to your learning agreement
  • a portfolio of evidence demonstrating agreed objectives within your learning agreement
Entry requirements

Please contact the Faculty Admissions Team for information on entry requirements.

CPD award

This Continuing Professional Development is stand-alone and is not within a wider award framework.

Study dates

Dates for the coming year will be available shortly.

How to apply

If your CPD course is funded by NHS North West, please apply through the CPD apply system. You can contact your Trust Training Lead for further advice on this process.

If you are funding the course yourself, please apply using the online application form selecting undergraduate from the Level of Entry drop down.

Further information

Further information is available in our CPD for healthcare professionals brochure.

Faculty Admissions Team
Faculty of Education, Health and Community
Liverpool John Moores University
79 Tithebarn Street
Liverpool L2 2ER

0151 231 5829
E: Health@ljmu.ac.uk

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