Understanding Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in diabetes
This course aims to give you the knowledge and skills to understand CKD and it’s relation to diabetes
By the end of this course you will be able to:
Describe the structure and functions of the kidneys and why they are important.
How to identify declining kidney function in diabetes in terms of the the investigations required in primary care to categorise level of decline.
Be familiar with the risk factors for CKD, and link these to the patho-physiology in words patients can understand.
Be aware of current evidence based guidelines for monitoring and management of CKD in diabetes - recognising the "red flags".
To be aware of the non-pharmacological and pharmacological management options to reduce progression of CKD in diabetes.
To be able to provide individualised person-centred care and use motivational strategies to support self-management effectively.
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