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SSM in Care of the Dialysis Patient

SSM in Care of the Dialysis Patient

Discipline: Medicine

Module Title: SSM in Care of the Dialysis Patient

Module Directors: Dr. Louise Giblin, Dr. Gerard Flaherty

Year: 1

This module is delivered in partnership with the Dialysis Unit at Merlin Park University Hospital Galway whereby the students will be in contact with dialysis patients and learn from them about their daily lives and routines. In addition, the students promote a culture of carrying organ donation cards among the NUI Galway community and engage in pubic talks on organ donation awareness in Ireland.