This unit uses group work and late enrolment might affect your ability to participate actively.
This theoretical subject addresses the pathogenesis of renal disease and the nursing assessment and management of patients with acute, chronic and end stage renal disease. It includes pathophysiology, pharmacy and nutrition, biochemical pathology and complications arising in the management of renal failure.
|Unit name||Foundations of Renal Nursing|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,615.00||060399|
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Essay (2500 words) 50%, online activities (1500 words) 50%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Thomas, N (ed.) 2014, Renal Nursing, 4th edn., John Wiley
Field, MJ, Pollock, CA & Harris, DC 2010, The Renal System, 2nd edn., Churchill Livingstone, Sydney
or Alternative textMolzahn, AE & Butera, E (eds) 2006, ANNAContemporary Nephrology Nursing: Principles and Practice
(2nd edn.),Janetti Inc., New Jersey.
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