About this resource
The resource includes detailed information in the following areas:
CKD - Why it has become an important issue – Epidemiology, NEOERICA, NHANES, increase in RRT population and the cost of RRT
Causes of CKD – Diabetes, hypertension, obstruction and infection
Medicines Management – pharmacology and modes of action
Management of Hypertension – approach to lowering BP, Proteinuria, antihypertensive strategy, ACE inhibitors and ARBs
Nutrition – healthy eating, malnutrition and weight management in CKD
What to tell patients – Self management, self monitoring and referral
Primary care – QOF, when to refer, management plans in primary care
Each section is presented in an easy to use and engaging manner, populated throughout with illustrations and videos, underpinned with a cross-referenced glossary.
Why use this resource
It will help you to maximise QOF points and implement NICE guidelines
You can receive a CKD Educational Training Certificate
It may be used by GPs or practice nurses
The resource is fully up to date and peer reviewed
It is engaging and simple to use
How much does it cost?
This resource is free to use as a reference tool.
Certificates at different levels are available for a small administration fee ranging from £6 to £10.
There is no fee for a certificate if you have a promotional code. Further details on costs, as well how to use your promotional code, can be viewed here.