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Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.4
Total Rating(s)353
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)353
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
353 Total Rating(s)
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Jacqueline beare
22 Jan 2020

Excellent resource but the video was a bit confusing on my phone, having to close parts and press continue rather than just flowing onwRds. Also the time to read was not always long enough and writing not bold enough

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Rosy Khadka Chhetri
21 Jan 2020

Excellent learning resources

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Hong Man Fung
20 Jan 2020

Very useful and informative.

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Philip Heap
19 Jan 2020

Good teaching very informative and interesting

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Elise Lilleyman
19 Jan 2020

Good resource

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Suzannah Tonkin
18 Jan 2020

I found there was so much information that l found it a little difficult to absorb so quickly. I had to stop the video a few times to go over it in my head.

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Kristen Russell
18 Jan 2020

Great information

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Donna Lee Apelu
17 Jan 2020

This presenter has a wealth of information and expertise which she teaches very well.

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Karen Behm
15 Jan 2020

Very comprehensive.

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Mini Uthuppu
15 Jan 2020

This course was relevant and informative. It increased my confidence in caring for renal patients and prevention of deterioration also prevention of renal impairment of high-risk patients.