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Nursing & Midwifery: The Kidneys, why they're so great

Wednesday 19th May 2024

16:00-17:15 (UK time)


About the Taster Lecture

Join this taster lecture to explore the human kidneys, how to look after them and the challenges patients face when the kidneys have failed. By the end of the session, you should be able to describe the basic anatomy of the urinary systems and kidneys, know their functions and causes of damage, know what chronic kidney disease is and end stage kidney disease, as well as dietary and fluid restrictions.

  • 4pm: Welcome

  • 4.10pm: Taught content

  • 4.30pm: Interactive task

  • 4.40pm: Discuss Sheffield as an option for adult nursing, with the programme lead and student ambassadors

  • 4.55pm: Q&A session

  • 5.15pm: End of session

Who is this taster lecture suitable for?

Students in IB1 and IB2 who are interested in studying Nursing, Midwifery, or other related subjects at university.

Please do not register to attend if you have any lessons or other pre-planned activities which may overlap with this taster lecture, unless you have received authorised permission to do so.

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