- 1-semester credit
- Students learn the differences among the causes of pre-renal, intrarenal, and post renal acute renal failure & how to describe the clinical course of acute renal failure.
- Students gain the ability to differentiate the etiology and cause of chronic renal failure. Discusses the tools and tests used in diagnosing and managing renal failure.
- By the end of the course, students can recognize and assess the kidneys’ normal functions and explain the cause of renal failure.
- Prerequisites: HD101
- Current dialysis nurses may not use this course for continuing education hours; It is part of a comprehensive hemodialysis nurse course.