Renal Medicine – Learn Online from RCP & HEE

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Last Update August 10, 2022
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Course Prerequisites

  • Please note that this course has the following prerequisites which must be completed before it can be accessed

About This Course

Renal Medicine – Learn Online & Get Certification from Royal College of Physicians & HEE

Kidn-e is an interactive learning resource aimed at doctors, specialty trainees, nephrologists, and other healthcare professionals looking to expand their knowledge in renal medicine.

A comprehensive course for doctors and kidney specialists globally

The learning content focuses on the two most common kidney conditions – acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Patients with these conditions are seen by clinical staff in a range of specialties. So, this programme is an invaluable and versatile learning resource for all practitioners working in medical, surgical or general practice areas.

On this programme, you can explore the causes, possible complications, treatment and management of AKI and CKD. Interactive features, such as videos, animations and self-assessment exercises, help you to build your learning and understanding on key themes.

Kidn-e offers excellent preparation for lectures and practical work – ensuring the best learning outcomes.

Easy access online

The programme is available online so you can study in the workplace, at home or even on the move. It has been developed by The Renal Association, the Royal College of Physicians and Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare.

Learning Objectives

By The Renal Association,
By The Royal College of Physicians
By Health Education England

Target Audience

  • Aimed at doctors, specialty trainees, nephrologists, and other healthcare professionals.


Module 1 – Acute Kidney Injury

This module covers the diagnosis and management of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), which occurs in around five per cent of hospital admissions. The module describes how to: 1. determine the causes of AKI 2. manage this condition 3. deal with the life-threatening complication of hyperkalaemia 4. correctly resuscitate and manage fluid balance

Module 2 – Chronic Kidney Disease

This module focuses on: 1. the assessment and management of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) 2. strategies to delay CKD progression 3. the investigation and management of hypertension 4. the treatment of cardiovascular risk factors in CKD Additionally, you can access sessions on renovascular disease, diabetic nephropathy, the medical treatment of complications relating to advanced chronic kidney disease – including the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of renal mineral bone disease, and the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of renal anaemia. The module also includes two sessions on the effects of commonly used drugs in CKD and safe prescribing in a patient with the condition. For a full list of all the modules and sessions for our programmes, please go to:

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