Kidn-e: e-Learning to Support Renal Medicine
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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Renal Medicine - An e-Learning Resource that covers Kidney Disease and InjuryDuring 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 InjuryThis 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 DiseaseThis 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