The purpose of this selective in renal medicine is to familiarize the students with common renal disorders seen in everyday clinical practice in the wards, clinics and in the ICUs. These include acute and chronic renal failure and their associated problems including dialytic therapies, fluid and electrolyte disorders, acid base disorders, difficult to control hypertension in different clinical settings as well as renal transplant management. The students are required to perform a pertinent history and physical exam as well as prepare differential diagnosis and treatment plans. At the end of course, students should feel comfortable with assessing and managing patients with common renal disorders.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017