At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.
AWARD TYPE: Short Course
LEVEL:Short Course / CPD
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: 1 day workshop
SCHOOL: School of Nursing
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
START DATE: Next cohort: September 2020
The module is delivered at the Preston campus during semesters 1 & 2. There are 9 study days in total and these are scheduled to take place on Tuesday's of non-consecutive weeks.
The module will be delivered through a variety of methods to include key lectures, small group seminars / case studies, formative presentations, tutorials and directed study activities. A virtual learning environment will support the module, whereby students will engage with this environment to access learning materials, supporting directed reading and study. Formative assessment is integral to the module learning, teaching and assessment strategy and detailed formative feedback will be provided to students.
The module will review key concepts which relate to the successful management of AKI.
These will include analysis of the epidemiological factors associated with AKI, review of the normal functioning of the renal system which will be utilised to inform the exploration of pathophysiology of AKI. This will support the practitioner in critically analysing the assessment and management of patients presenting with symptoms of AKI and is in accordance with current policy guidance from the National Institute of Health & Clinical Excellence.
Upon successful completion of the module, students will be able to:
You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
£880 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.