MNMD 6310

Renal & Urinary


Cole Fisher

Course Manager

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered

Medical Student


Catalogue Description: The Renal and Urinary System course focuses on the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the kidneys and their related structures. Our course provides students with a thorough understanding of the renal and urinary system's role in maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance, filtering waste products, and regulating blood pressure.
Students learn about renal anatomy, including the structure and function of nephrons, glomerulus, and renal tubules. They will also explore the process of urine formation and the mechanisms that regulate renal blood flow and glomerular filtration rate.
Our course also covers various renal disorders and diseases, such as acute and chronic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, and nephrolithiasis, and the role of the renal system in fluid and electrolyte imbalances. Additionally, our course examines the diagnostic and therapeutic interventions used in the management of renal disorders and the principles of renal replacement therapies.
Our course is taught through didactic classes, case-based discussions, and hands-on laboratory exercises. We designed our course to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the renal system and its role in maintaining health and treating disease. Our course is essential for all students pursuing careers in medicine.