Module Title:   Renal Technology 2

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG3092M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 6

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Materials and Medical (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr P Twigg

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   ENG3057M

Corequisite(s):   None

To bring together multidisciplinary aspects of prior learning to evaluate renal technology in terms of biology, mechanics, technology and healthcare.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Knowledge disseminated and concepts explored in lectures, with learning supported by tutorial problems and tutor-lead classroom discussion. Formative assessment and oral feedback given in tutorials. The formal examination assesses all of the learning outcomes expressed in the descriptor, while the coursework allows skills to be demonstrated more fully.

Lectures:   18.00          Directed Study:   74.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Understand the principles of water treatment for renal therapy
Evaluate dialysis adequacy, complications and feedback.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Exercise significant judgement in the context of integrated and multidisciplinary healthcare technology

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Apply scientific method; solve problems systematically

  Examination - closed book 2.00 80%
  Coursework   20%
  1000 words or equivalent
  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%

Outline Syllabus:
Renal technology : Treatment of water for dialysis, biochemistry and nutrition, maintenance and monitoring of water treatment and distributions systems, peritoneal dialysis and transplantation, vascular access monitoring and complications, dialysis adequacy, biofeedback and treatment individualisation, renal replacement therapy in intensive care, the patients view

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