Kidney Disease & Exercise

by Kris Tynan

Course Aims and Objectives:

  • To provide background information about Kidney Disease.
  • To outline the various treatment and management options.
  • To explain both the physical and emotional side effects as a result of treatment.
  • To cover the principles of exercise prescription following diagnosis or treatment.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Having completed the course students will have:

  • An understanding of Kidney Disease and the treatment options for it.
  • An understanding of the implications it has physically and psychologically.
  • The ability to programme and instruct safe and effective exercise for people with Kidney Disease.


Background 

  • Aetiology of kidney disease
  • The role of the kidneys
  • The causes of kidney disease
  • The pathophysiology of the disease
  • The stages of the disease
  • The symptoms
  • Treatment options
  • Lifestyle issues

Treatment Options

  • Dialysis–Peritoneal Dialysis & Haemodialysis
  • Transplant
  • Supportive Care

Programming Considerations

  • Benefits of exercise
  • Fluid overload and dehydration
  • Nutrition
  • Comorbidities
  • Pre-dialysis care
  • Exercise guidelines for PD, HD and transplant
  • Programming considerations

Preview: Kidney Disease Course

Module 1: Kidney Disease & The Exercise Pro

- Aetiology of kidney disease - The role of the kidneys - The causes of kidney disease - The pathophysiology of the disease - The stages of the disease - The symptoms - Treatment options - Lifestyle issues

Module 2: Treatment Options

- Dialysis–Peritoneal Dialysis & Haemodialysis - Transplant - Supportive Care

Module 3: Programming Considerations

Programming Considerations - Benefits of exercise - Fluid overload and dehydration - Nutrition - Comorbidities - Pre-dialysis care - Exercise guidelines for PD, HD and transplant - Programming considerations

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Course Info

Updated
Nov 30, 2020
Duration
00:37
REPs UAE
1.00
REPs NZ
2.00
Level
All levels
Price
$ 35.00

Teacher

Kris Tynan

Kris Tynan

Kris Tynan has a Physical Education Diploma from the University of Otago (NZ). She holds the GP referral qualification from the UK and is certified with the Functional Ageing Institute (FAI) in the US, Cancer United (UK), Exercise for the Management of Cancer (Edith Cowan, Australia) and Tai Chi for Arthritis and Health. She is the author of the LOAFFA resource (Leading Older Adults in Functional Fitness Activity) and the Interactive Instructor Book which is used as a textbook for many organisations in New Zealand.
She is a frequent presenter at conferences in NZ and overseas and in 2012 was awarded the Exercise New Zealand award for outstanding contribution to the industry.