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

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.

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

Module code

NURB298 / NURC318



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)