Enhanced principles and practice of renal nursing (diploma and degree level)

Key features

This 40 credit module can be studied both at diploma and degree level and will teach you to identify, implement and evaluate the appropriate care for patients requiring renal nursing. 

The module develops a higher level of knowledge and skills in qualified practitioners to equip them to provide high quality and evidence based care using a critical and reflective approach in a renal or renal related clinical environment. The module aims to support and facilitate 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.

Please note that at diploma level this module is called ‘NURB297 - Principles and practice of renal nursing’.

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.

This module is delivered by University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust in partnership with University of Plymouth.

Our students say...

  • A “The best aspects of the module were meeting nurses from other units and being able to discuss patient care and relate it to theory.”

Module code

NURB297 / NURC317



FHEQ level

Level 5 – diploma of higher education

Level 6 – bachelors degree


University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Module dates

Please contact the Education Co-ordinator for the trust offering the modules (see 'How to apply' for contact details)