Online medical course on acute kidney injury and chronic kidney diseases.
Kidn-e is an interactive learning resource aimed at junior doctors and those in the early years of specialist training. The learning content focuses on the two most common kidney conditions – acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. Patients with these conditions are seen by doctors in a range of specialties. It has been developed by The Renal Association, the Royal College of Physicians and e-Learning for Healthcare.
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This learning package is an invaluable learning programme – whether you’re working in medical, surgical or general practice areas.
Renal Medicine – An e-Learning Resource that covers Kidney Disease and Injury
During the Renal Medicine course, you can explore the causes, possible complications, treatment and management of these conditions. Using interactive features, such as videos, animations and self-assessment exercises, you can build both your learning and understanding on key themes. The sessions enable you to build core knowledge in preparation for lectures and practical work – helping to deliver enhanced learning outcomes.
Module 1 – Acute Kidney Injury
This module covers the diagnosis and management of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), which occurs in around five per cent of hospital admissions.
The module describes how to:
determine the causes of AKI
manage this condition
deal with the life-threatening complication of hyperkalaemia
correctly resuscitate and manage fluid balance
Module 2 – Chronic Kidney Disease
This module focuses on:
the assessment and management of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
strategies to delay CKD progression
the investigation and management of hypertension
the treatment of cardiovascular risk factors in CKD
Additionally, you can access sessions on renovascular disease, diabetic nephropathy, the medical treatment of complications relating to advanced chronic kidney disease – including the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of renal mineral bone disease, and the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of renal anaemia.
The module also includes two sessions on the effects of commonly used drugs in CKD and safe prescribing in a patient with the condition.
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Provides core knowledge on acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) – Features high-resolution images, videos and animations – Assessments help the learner to plan and record newly-acquired knowledge
Medical students, nurses, assistants, junior doctors and those in the early years of specialist training