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Karen Grabau
Course Coordinator
renaldiv@umn.edu

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Clinical Level
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Catalog Description:  This course is an exposure to Nephrology for medical students. Activities may include performing consultations in the inpatient setting, seeing patients in nephrology clinic, observing renal biopsies and attending case conferences and teaching conferences.

Sites: 

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Site Code

Site Name

Notes

MF-1068

UMMC - East Bank

 

HH-1001

Hennepin County Medical Center

 

Required session attendance: Does not apply

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F  7am-5pm

Direct patient care: Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling. The two-credit version of this course may be available by arrangement with the course personnel. Contact the course coordinator for more information.

Course Objectives:

  • Develop an approach to common renal problems.
  • Identify common etiologies of acute kidney injury and how to arrive at these diagnoses
  • Identify key elements of managing common renal conditions
  • Identify important elements of caring for patients with end-stage renal disease.
  • Determine the etiology and management of common electrolyte and acid/base abnormalities.

Graded Components: 

  • Faculty and fellow evaluations

Grading Scale: H/E/S/N

Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Course equivalency: Does not apply

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