INTERNSHIP OF NEPHROLOGY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student, at the end of the nphrology internship, by integrating the his/her background of anatomy, and physiology, should be able to demonstrate full knowledge of major nephrologic diseases and syndromes
Kidney, heart, lung, liver anatomy and physiology. Heart Failure. Diabetes mellitus.
Course contents summary
The nephrology internship is base on the participation of the student in the activities of the different sections of the Nephrology ward, and in particular the acute and chronic dialysis facility, the ordinary nephrology section and the nephrology offices.
The dialysis machine: basic functioning, setting, dialysis staring and problems.
Acute and chronic dialysis prescription.
Clinical approach to the hospitalized renal patient. Clinical approach to the ambulatory renal patient
Gilbert SJ, Weiner DE. National Kidney Foundation's Primer on Kidney Diseases. Seventh Edition. 2018. Elsevier
seminars and clinical case discussion at the bedside
Assessment methods and criteria
the slides of the seminars and clinical cases discussed will be made available online