Enhanced principles and practice of renal nursing

Key features

This 40 credit module can be studied both at diploma and degree level and will enable you to provide specialist renal care and information to patients and their families in cases of renal disease, dialysis and transplantation.

The module supports and facilitates your development and skills appropriate to renal nursing, enabling you to link a higher level of theory, evidence based practice and critical decision making to promote a flexible and individual approach to care. During the module you will develop a higher level of knowledge and skills to provide high quality and evidence based care using a critical and reflective approach.

Please note that at diploma level this module is called ‘NURB298 - Principles and practice of renal nursing (specialist skills)’.

This module can be studied as a standalone module at both levels or as an optional module towards some of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways at degree level - please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information.

Module code

NURB298 / NURC318



FHEQ level

Level 5 – diploma of higher education

Level 6 – bachelors degree

How to apply

For further information on module dates, entry requirements, fees and funding and how to apply please contact the relevant education coordinator for the organisation where you wish to undertake the module, see below contact details.

This module is delivered by:

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Jackie Williams, j.williams16@nhs.net

Admissions information 

Additional information and documentation required for the application process.
  • Application forms. 
  • Change of name forms.
  • Pre-course information.
  • Downloadable guides.
  • Student card.
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Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

You can contact the Professional Development Unit with any queries

Prospective student enquiries

+44 1752 586951

Current student enquiries

Professional Development Unit, Level 4 Rolle Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom.

8.30–17.00 (Friday 16.30)