PED 7543

Pediatric Nephrology

Contact

Alexandra Behrend
Course Coordinator
pedstud@umn.edu

Campus
Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
Requirement
MS Year
Hands-On
Terms Offered
Credits
Prerequisites

Details

Catalog Description: Daily working rounds with the staff will be made, and the team will make formal rounds with the students to discuss the patients in hospital. Outpatient management of a wide variety of problems, both nephrologic and urologic, are considered in clinics held on Tuesday (all day), Wednesday, and Thursday. Students may attend conferences on selected nephrologic topics. The pediatric nephrology service has an active research program, and students may participate as they wish in these activities.

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Required session attendance:

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm.  No nights or weekends.

Direct patient care: Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling

Course Objectives: This course will provide students with a functional working knowledge of nephrology.

At the completion of the rotation, students should be able to:

  • perform history-taking and physical examination of patients with renal disorders;
  • outline and understand appropriate diagnostic procedures;
  • describe the pathophysiology features of the major forms of renal disease; and
  • explain the basic principles of treatment of various renal disorders.

Graded Components: 

  • Clinical assessment by faculty

Grading Scale: H/E/S/N

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Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Limited to Student Type: No

Course equivalency: N/A

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Course evaluation: MedHub