20 Credits NHS YEAR

Aims/Description: This unit is intended for experienced renal nurses who are seeking to be instrumental in the development of the renal service through the application of advanced skills, knowledge and attitudes. This module will support staff who are in or working towards sister/charge nurse roles. This unit is informed by NICE, KDIGO and Renal Association guidelines, Department of Health documentation and extensive literature and research relating to this subject. The unit is led by clinical experts within the field of renal disease.

Staff Contact: FOX ANDREA M
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Nursing and Midwifery):

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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK