Improve your knowledge in Renal Transplantation through this program, where you will find the best didactic material with real clinical cases. Learn here about the latest advances in the specialty to be able to perform a quality medical practice"

Nursing plays a decisive role in the care of the patient with chronic kidney disease, both from its onset and in later stages. In addition to skills in renal replacement techniques such as the acquisition of specific professional competencies, specific and quality care is required at the different stages of renal disease. 

The care of the nephrological patient, including renal function replacement techniques, has made significant advances in recent years, both in Renal Transplantation and in the health care of the nephrological patient, requiring specialized and continuous nursing specialization. Such specialized expertise is rarely found in the usual curriculum specialization, so many nurses are unaware of important aspects of caring for these patients. Specialization in this sense is necessary to guarantee a minimum quality of care.

This Postgraduate Diploma in Renal Transplantation for Nursing contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features of the program include:

  • Development of clinical cases presented by experts in the different areas of multidisciplinary knowledge. practical contents, with which they are conceived, gather a scientific and assistance inespecialization on those disciplines that are essential for professional practice.
  • New developments in Renal Transplantation for Nursing.
  • Algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the presented clinical situations.
  • With a special emphasis on evidence-based nursing and Renal Transplantation Research Methodologies for Nursing.
  • All this will be complemented by theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments.
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection.

This Postgraduate Diploma may be the best investment you can make in the selection of a refresher program for two reasons: in addition to updating your knowledge in Renal Transplantation for Nursing, you will obtain a certificate from TECH - Technological University"

Its teaching staff includes health professionals from the fields of nursing and nephrological medicine, who contribute their work experience to this specialization, as well as renowned specialists belonging to leading scientific societies.

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 an immersive training program to train in real situations.

The design of this 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 course. This will be done with the help of an innovative interactive video system developed by renowned experts in the field of nephrology with extensive teaching experience.

The Postgraduate Diploma allows training in simulated environments, which provide immersive learning programmed to train for real situations"

Includes clinical cases to bring the development of the program as close as possible to the reality of nursing care"


The structure of the contents has been designed by a team of professionals knowledgeable about the implications of specialization in daily nursing practice, aware of the relevance of the current importance of specialization to be able to act before the patient with nephrological pathology and committed to quality teaching through new educational technologies.

This Postgraduate Diploma in Renal Transplantation for Nursing contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market”

Module 1. Advanced in Kidney Disease

1.1. Latest Information on Kidney Disease. 

1.1.1. Kidney Structure and Function. 
1.1.2. Uremic Toxins. 
1.1.3. Hydroelectrolyte Balance and Acid-Base Balance:
1.1.4. Hydration Disorders.
1.1.5. Acid-base Balance Disorders: Acidosis, Alkalosis.
1.1.6. Potassium Disorders: Hyperkalemia, Hypokalemia.
1.1.7. Conceptual Basis of Renal Pathology.
1.1.8. General Apects in Nursing Care of Patients with Renal Pathology.

1.2. Prevention of Kidney Failure Advancing. 

1.2.1. Definition and Risk Factors of CKD.
1.2.2. Evaluation, Diagnosis and Stratification.
1.2.3. Diagnosis and Management of Proteinuria.
1.2.4. Hygiene and Medication Management of Hypertensive Patients.
1.2.5. Strategies to Promote Self-Care.
1.2.6. Comorbility Management.
1.2.7. Prevention and Progression of CKD in a Diabetic Patient.

1.3. Renal Pathologies.

1.3.1. Urinary Function Disorders: Proteinuria, Hematuria, Azoemia, Oliguria.
1.3.2. Nephritis.
1.3.3. Nephrotic Syndrome.
1.3.4. Urinary Infection.
1.3.5. Nephrolithiasis.
1.3.6. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome and Thrombocytic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.
1.3.7. Primary Glomerulonephritis.
1.3.8. Nephropathies of Systemic Diseases.
1.3.9. Interstitial and Toxic Nephropathies.
1.3.10. Renal Vasculopathies.
1.3.11. Congenital and Hereditary Diseases.
1.3.12. Arterial Hypertension and Organ Repercussions.
1.3.13. Diabetes and the Kidneys.
1.3.14. Pregnancy and the Kidneys.
1.3.15. Polycystic Kidney Disease.
1.3.16. Types of Kidney Failure and the Associated Complications. 
1.3.17. General Apects in Nursing Care of Patients with Renal Pathology.

1.4. Methods of Examination in Nephrology.

1.4.1. Semiology and Physical Examination.
1.4.2. Inspection.
1.4.3. Palpation.
1.4.4. Auscultation.
1.4.5. Imaging Techniques.
1.4.6. Intravenous Urography.
1.4.7. Renal Arteriography.
1.4.8. Ultrasound.
1.4.9. Gammagraphy.
1.4.10. Urine Study.
1.4.11. Urinary Sediment Analysis.
1.4.12. Evaluation of Renal Function: Urea, Creatinine and Clearance.
1.4.13. Osmolality and Functional Tests.
1.4.14. Renal Biopsy.
1.4.15. Protocol and Technique Procedure.
1.4.16. Renal Patient Management in Emergencies.

1.5. Pharmacokinetics in Kidney Failure. 

1.5.1. Absorption.
1.5.2. Distribution.
1.5.3. Metabolism.
1.5.4. Elimination.
1.5.5. Dosage Adjustment.

Module 2. Renal Transplantation

2.1. Current Status in Transplantation.

2.1.1. Benefits.
2.1.2. Contraindications.

2.2. Inclusion in Transplantion Waiting List.

2.2.1. General Aspects.
2.2.2. Requirements.

2.3. Diagnostic Aspects of Death. 

2.3.1. Diagnostic Tests
2.3.2. Maintenance of Cadeveric Donor.

2.4. Donor Interview. 

2.4.1. Interview Sequence. 
2.4.2. The Negative Family: 
2.4.3. Causes and Strategies.

2.5. Kidney Removal.

2.5.1. Surgical Procedure.

2.6. Types of Transplant.

2.6.1. Cephalic Death.
2.6.2. Asystole.
2.6.3. Crusader.
2.6.4. Samaritan.
2.6.5. Living Donor Transplantion.

2.7. Transplantion Operating Room Protocol.

2.7.1. Performance and Follow-up in the Operating Room.

2.8. Nursing Care of Renal Transplant Recipients.

2.8.1. Latest Information on the Specific Nursing Care Required by the Transplant Recipient.

2.9. Compication in Renal Transplantion.

2.9.1. Types.
2.9.2. Complication Management and Action.

2.10. Medication.

2.10.1. Immunosuppressants. 

2.11. Symtoms of Rejection.

2.11.1. General Care.

Module 3. Use of ICT in Chronic Renal Patients

3.1. Use of Technology. 

3.1.1. Use of Technology Applied to Health.

3.2. Communication in the Digital Era.

3.2.1. Social Media.

3.3. Active Patient.

3.3.1. Definition.
3.3.2. Features.
3.3.3. Empowerment.
3.3.4. Active Patient Initiatives.

3.4. Digital Resources for Chronic Renal Patients.

3.4.1. Blogs.
3.4.2. Didactic Websites.
3.4.3. Health Apps.

Module 4. Research in Renal Patient Care

4.1. Research in Renal Patient.

4.1.1. Quantitative Research.
4.1.2. Qualitative Research. Phases and Stages of Qualitative Research. Qualitative Research Techniques. Data Analysis Reporting.

4.1.3. Resources.
4.1.4. ICTS for Research in Renal Patient Care.

A unique specialization program that will allow you to acquire advanced training in this field"