The quality of care for patients with heart or kidney problems is conditioned by the updating of the knowledge of the professionals who provide care. Get up to date on the procedures performed by professionals for these pathologies" 

Internal Medicine is a medical specialty that provides comprehensive patient care on a continuous basis from the outpatient to the inpatient units, through actions of support in illness and death, protection and promotion of health, and assistance in the reincorporation of the individual to society.

This specialty has a very broad and innovative field of action. With the introduction of new technologies in the detection of pathologies, their healing and the necessary care for each process, the nursing professional is a key element in the multidisciplinary approach in each and every one of its aspects.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Management and Care of Patients with Heart and Kidney Failure is designed to update the nursing professional in order to provide care and develop the management of the patient with these pathologies, and bring the theoretical knowledge to the practical work in an appropriate way and based on scientific evidence.

Through this course you will be able to update your knowledge in care for patients, improve prognosis and reduce sequelae and complications"

This Postgraduate Certificate in Management and Care of Patients with Heart and Kidney Failure contains the most complete and updated scientific program on the market. The most important features of the University Course are:

  • Clinical cases presented by experts. The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created, provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic innovations in treating patients with prolonged fever of unknown origin
  • An algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the clinical situations presented throughout the course
  • Includes theoretical lectures, questions to the expert, discussion forums on controversial issues and individual reflection papers
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This Postgraduate Certificate may be the best investment you can make when choosing a refresher program for two reasons: in addition to updating your knowledge in the Management and Care of Patients with Heart and Kidney Failure you will obtain a certificate issued by TECH"

Its teaching staff includes nursing professionals of reference, who contribute their work experience to this up to date program, in addition to other professionals specializing in the hospital emergency service.

The multimedia content developed with the latest educational technology will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide immersive training program to train in real situations.

The design of the program is based on Problem-Based Learning, by means of which the nursing professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise throughout the program. All this is supported by an innovative interactive video system developed by recognized experts in nursing care in the emergency service and with extensive teaching experience.

This Postgraduate Certificate offers training in simulated environments, which provides an immersive learning experience designed to train for real-life situations"

It includes clinical cases to bring the program's degree as close as possible to the reality of care in Nursing"


The structure of the contents has been designed by a team of professionals knowledgeable about the implications of nursing training in the internal medicine service, aware of the relevance of current knowledge in order to provide quality patient care and committed to teaching through new educational technologies.

This Postgraduate Certificate in Management and Care of Patients with Heart and Kidney Failure contains the most complete and updated scientific program on the market”

Module 1. General Information on the Organization of Internal Medicine Services

1.1. Introduction
1.2. Care Models and Portfolio of Services

1.2.1. Conventional Hospitalization
1.2.2. Day Hospital
1.2.3. External Consultations
1.2.4. Home Hospitalization
1.2.5. Portfolio of services

1.3. Location and Resources of Internal Medicine Services

1.3.1. Location of Internal Medicine Services and Relationship with Other Services
1.3.2. Structural Resources
1.3.3. Human resources

1.4. Procedures, Activities and Protocols

1.4.1. Working Rules in the Different Structural Resources
1.4.2. Patient Management: Admission, Medical History and Practice Protocols
1.4.3. Clinical and Care List of Informed Consent

Module 2. Caring for a Patient With Heart Failure

2.1. Introduction

2.1.1. Concept and Definitions
2.1.2. Pathophysiology. Triggering Factors and Forms of Presentation
2.1.3. Etiopathogenesis. Form of Heart Failure

2.2. Clinical manifestations

2.2.1. Clinical Picture. Symptoms
2.2.2. Functional Classification
2.2.3. Physical Examination Signs

2.3. Complementary Examinations and Diagnosis

2.3.1. Basic Complementary Tests
2.3.2. Diagnostic Criteria. Diagnostic Algorithm

2.4. Treatment of Heart Failure

2.4.1. General Measures
2.4.2. Treatment of Acute Heart Failure
2.4.3. Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure

2.5. Nursing Action in Acute Heart Failure

2.5.1. Assessment and Patient Care
2.5.2. Procedures and Usual Techniques

2.6. Nurses Action in Chronic Heart Failure

2.6.1. Assessment and Patient Care
2.6.2. Procedures and Usual Techniques

Module 3. Caring for a Patient With Kidney Failure

3.1. Introduction and Definitions

3.1.1. Nephrological Syndromes
3.1.2. Acute and Chronic Kidney Failure

3.2. Acute Kidney Failure

3.2.1. Concept. Etiopathogenesis. Clinical Forms
3.2.2. Clinical Manifestations Diagnosis. Complications
3.2.3. Treatment. Prognosis. Prevention

3.3. Chronic Kidney Disease

3.3.1. Concept. Etiopathogenesis. Pathophysiology
3.3.2. Clinical Manifestations Diagnosis
3.3.3. Treatment. Prognosis. Prevention

3.4. Renal Function Replacement Therapy

3.4.1. Hemodialysis Peritoneal Dialysis
3.4.2. Renal Transplant

3.5. Nurses Action in Acute and Chronic Kidney Failure

3.5.1. Assessment and Patient Care
3.5.2. Procedures and Usual Techniques

A unique, key, and decisive training experience to boost your professional development”