Renal therapeutics: part two


Medicines and the kidney

Welcome to the second module in our series looking at renal therapeutics. It is based on the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) e-course on Fundamentals of renal therapeutics, and is designed to give pharmacy technicians an overview and better understanding of this area of practice.

Learning objectives:

After reading this module you will be able to:

  • Understand how ADME are affected in patients
  • Be aware of the effects of medicines on the kidneys 
  • Have an understanding of which medicines are high-risk with renal impairment.