Renal Nutrition Update



To provide the non-specialist renal dietitians with the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure an evidence-based approach is used when advising/treating patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Identify the national guidelines relating to the identification and management of individuals with CKD
  • To have a practical understanding of potassium, sodium/fluid, mineral bone disease, dialysis, AKI, transplant
  • To have a practical understanding of the management of malnutrition in the renal patient
  • Demonstrate increased confidence in undertaking appropriate dietetic assessment and initiating dietetic intervention and monitoring as part of the patient care pathway
  • Evaluate the practical aspects of diet therapy in individuals with CKD stages 3 – 5
  • Understand the options available for rental replacement therapy to patients with CKD
  • Explain the underlying causes and contributing factors to the development of specific nutrition related problems requiring intervention in CKD stages 4 – 5
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to obtain and interpret relevant information including diagnosis, biochemistry, medication and complications of CKD


Non specialist Dietitians who would see patients with CKD as part of their caseload


1 day programme

Key Areas to be covered

Nutritional care of renal patients (from Stage 3 to Stage 5 including AKI, dialysis and transplantation)



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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