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Renal Nutrition Course 2

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We are delighted to announce that Renal Nutrition Course 2: Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Stages 3b to 5 (not on kidney replacement therapy)is now open.  This course has been developed to build on the foundation knowledge you received in RIG course 1 or equivalent. Couse 2 will provide you with knowledge from both a medical and nutritional perspective and how to incorporate into overall care plans with co-existing comorbidities. 

Course content has been developed by nephrologists and dietitians specialising in nephrology. This online course will be available to participants on demand for a period of 10 weeks from log in date and will be complemented with an interactive live workshop on completion of the online component. 

In order to get the most out of this course we strongly recommend that you have completed course 1, or a similar renal nutrition course, before progressing to course 2 and likewise for course 3.

What is the aim of the course?

To educate the Dietitian regarding the appropriate medical and dietetic management of patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (Stages 3b to 5, not on kidney replacement therapy). 

Who is this course suitable for?

Dietitians in general, as well as those working in the area of  community dietetics, endocrinology, cardiology and care of the older person.

Dietitians working in the area of nephrology or dietitians with an interest in this area.

How long will it take to complete the course? 

The course consists of 7 modules (including medical and nursing management, nutrition assessment and how to prescribe and educate on energy, protein, potassium, and phosphate requirements as well as diabetes and mineral bone disorder management). Also included, a comprehensive range of supportive resources and a post course assessment. It takes approximately 8 hrs to complete the online component and we would recommend that you assign one to two hrs per week over 4-6 weeks to complete this. 

How much does the course cost? 

The course is competitively priced at €200 for INDI members and €300 for non-members.

Reduced group rate also available: for 3 or more simultaneous registrations within the same department, 

A 15% reduction for INDI members (€170) & 10% reduction to non-INDI members (€270).

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When will the live interactive workshops be available?

Once you have registered for the online course you will receive your date for the next available interactive live workshop (2.5 – 3 hours) after your online access period has elapsed. It is recommended to print module handouts from the online course so that they are available to you for the interactive workshop.

The next interactive live workshop will be on Friday 20th September 9.30-12.30.

Will I get a certificate of completion when I do the course? 

A certificate will be available to you on completion of all online modules and the post course assessment as well as on completion of your interactive live workshop.


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