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.
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Required session attendance:
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.
- 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.
- Faculty and fellow evaluations
Grading Scale: H/E/S/N
Course Personnel: Bernice Larson, Janice Lovick, Renal Division
Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed
Limited to Student Type: No
Course equivalency: N/A
Related curricular experience: