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Renal Care Nurse Courses

A Renal Care Nurse provides specialist nursing care to patients having treatment for renal impairments. You might work with patients on dialysis or who are undergoing a kidney transplant. Renal Care Nurses might monitor patients’ kidney function and assess related symptoms. You’ll work closely with other health care professionals in this role.

Renal Care Nurses should have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate well with patients from a range of backgrounds. You should have good observational abilities and must be able to work well in a team environment. Renal Care Nurses should have strong attention to detail and good analytical skills. You’ll need to follow correct procedures and make important decisions quickly.

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Popular Renal Care Nurse Courses

There is one course available for people who want to become a Renal Care Nurse.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Renal Care Nurse earn?

In Australia, a full time Renal Care Nurse generally earns $1,540 per week ($80,080 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Renal Care Nurse?

The nursing sector has seen a strong increase in employment numbers over the last five years. There are currently 298,400 people working as a nurse in Australia and many of them specialise as a Renal Care Nurse. Renal Care Nurses may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Renal Care Nurse?

If a career as a Renal Care Nurse interests you, consider enrolling in an Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Renal Care). This course will advance your skills in case management, nursing patients with renal impairments, applying renal replacement therapy, administering medicines and intravenous therapy, infection control, clinical assessments and contemporary nursing practices.

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