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Renal Dialysis

On this three-day course you'll learn about all aspects of dialysis and end stage renal failure, from the basics to new developments. Each day involves lectures and workshops. You can attend one, two or three days. You'll be able to apply the skills you learn on this course in your everyday workplace to deliver a better standard of care for your patients. This course is run by the UCL Department of Renal Medicine. Who this course is for This course is aimed at specialist registrars in renal medicine. But it's relevant to all healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with chronic renal failure. Course content The topics covered on each day are as follows: Day one Medical management of the patient with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) Anaemia Cardiovascular disease Mineral bone disorder Dialysis initiation Principles of dialysis Principles of haemodialysis and vascular access Medical aspects of vascular access Surgical aspects of vascular access Sarcopenia in dialysis patients Mini debate (topic TBC) History of dialysis Day two Practical aspects of haemodialysis and related therapies Technical aspects of dialysis Dialysis adequacy Volume management in dialysis patients Challenging dialysis scenarios Interactive sessions (topics TBC) Renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury (AKI) Mini debate (topic TBC) Day three Peritoneal dialysis (PD) Basics of PD Access in PD Volume control in PD Peritonitis in PD Surgery in encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) Case studies Quality and improvement of dialysis Developing a dialysis service in 2020 Mini debate (topic TBC) Teaching and structure You can attend one, two or three days. The course involves a combination of lectures, interactive sessions and lunchtime workshops. Certificates and accreditation CPD credit to be confirmed by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP). Previous courses have been awarded 20 category 1 (external) CPD credits. Learning outcomes The course will help you: acquire a practical understanding of dialysis therapy and management of patients with end-stage renal failure review basic theory through to the latest clinical developments identify the clinical and technical skills required for the management of patients on a modern dialysis programme
Tel: 020 8016 8264
Website: ucl.ac.uk/short-courses/search-courses/renal-dialysis
Sponsor: UCL


University of London
Malet St, London, WC1E 7HU
Tel: 02078628000
Website: london.ac.uk