SOUTH YORKSHIRE EDUCATION IN CANCER & LONG TERM CONDITIONS
Chronic Kidney Disease for non-renal health professionals
(Course code: 190 BB774)
Date: Thursday 22nd June 2017
Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm
Venue: The Source, 300 Meadowhall Way, Sheffield S9 1EA
Facilitators: Andrea Fox
Aim of the day
This study day will provide an overview of chronic kidney disease (CKD) using a patient journey to illustrate the effects of this long term condition. The day will explore the physical, psychosocial and emotional effects of CKD and will include information on early stage CKD through to end stage renal disease, treatments and end of life care. National guidelines and policies relating to kidney disease will inform the study day content.
- A basic understanding of what CKD is, stages and the main causes
- Knowledge of the renal system and the physical effects of CKD.
- A clear idea of the progression of CKD and key interventions to preserve and enhance kidney function in the early stages of the disease.
- A greater understanding of the psychosocial, emotional and financial effects of CKD on the individual
A basic understanding of treatments and symptom management for end stage renal disease
This study day is suitable for:
All staff involved with delivering care to people with renal disease in an acute hospital, a care home or in the community.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided
How to apply for this FREE study day
FOR YOUR FREE PLACE
Please enrol onto PALMS sheffieldpalms.org
For external delegates please see the application form within the link below
For enquiries regarding place availability, please telephone 0114 2715334
All SYEC & LTC events are funded by York and Humber Local Education and Training Board (YHLETA)