Event Details
National Centre of Rehabilitation Education (NCORE)
Derby Teaching Hospitals, London Road Community Hospital, London Road, Derby. DE1 2QY
E: uhdb.ncore@nhs.net    P: (01332) 254679    W: www.ncore.org.uk
Management of Chronic Kidney Disease Stages 3-5
Fiona Willingham
On 24th October 2019 in Derby for 1 Day(s)
at London Road Community Hospital

This course has been developed to help dietitians to obtain the necessary knowledge and skills to undertake the appropriate dietetic assessment, management and monitoring of patients who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) stages 3-5 and are on the CKD patient care pathway. The day aims specifically to support the development of registered dietitians in the autonomous care and treatment of individuals diagnosed with CKD stages 3-5. Produced in partnership with the BDA Renal Nutrition Group, this course has been developed for specialist or advanced dietitians working in both primary and secondary care, at NHS Band 6-7.

Course Aims

To provide the registered Dietitian with the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure an evidence-based approach is used when advising / treating patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) stages 3-5.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Identify the national guidelines relating to the identification and management of individuals with CKD
  • Identify the classification of CKD according to estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR)
  • Describe the most common causes of CKD
  • Describe the clinical pathways for the medical diagnosis and management of individuals with CKD stages 3-5
  • Explain the underlying causes and contributing factors to the development of specific nutrition related problems requiring intervention in CKD stages 3-5
  • Explain the underlying causes and contributing factors to the development of malnutrition in CKD
  • Understand the options available for renal replacement therapy to patients with CKD
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to obtain and interpret relevant information including diagnosis, biochemistry, medication, and complications of CKD
  • Demonstrate increased confidence in undertaking appropriate dietetic assessment and initiating dietetic intervention and monitoring as part of the patient care pathway.
  • Understand the practical aspects of diet therapy in individuals with CKD stages 3-5.
Additional Information
  • Attendance certificate will be issued.
  • CPD: 6.25 hours.
Fees / Funded Places
  • £210 for non BDA members
  • £150 for BDA members
  • Limited funded places may be available for AHP's working for the NHS within the East Midlands

  • Light lunch & refreshments included
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