NEPHROLOGY

NEPHROLOGY

_
iten
Code
67605
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
1 credits during the 6th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/14
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:

OVERVIEW

This practical course allws the student to handle with the initial approach to patients with acute or chronic kidney diseases

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES (FURTHER INFO)

The primary goal is to provide students with experience to the clinical, lab and image iapproach to the renalpatient.

Students are exposed to a broad range of issues including acute and chronic kidney disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders, glomerular disease, end stage renal disease, modalities of dialysis and hypertension.

Students are expected to become familiar with the general approach to the renal patient and a

fundamental understanding of how handle with patients needs

Teaching methods

Lab skills on urinary tests.

 

Individual Presentation and Discussion of Cases

 

The student will present a focus-based detailed

history and physical examination to the attending nephrologist.

The case discussions center on the differential diagnosis, the pathophysiology involved, the

interpretation of examination findings, the interpretation of laboratory results and imaging studies. An attending nephrologist will  interacts with the patient and together with the student. For patients admitted to the Nephrology service, the

Student  will present the patient history and physical and develop and implement a diagnostic plan  in conjunction with the attending nephrologist.

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GIOVANNI MURIALDO (President)

MARCO FRASCIO (President)

FABRIZIO MONTECUCCO

LEDA MASI

FRANCO DALLEGRI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lab skills on urinary tests.

 

Individual Presentation and Discussion of Cases

 

The student will present a focus-based detailed

history and physical examination to the attending nephrologist.

The case discussions center on the differential diagnosis, the pathophysiology involved, the

interpretation of examination findings, the interpretation of laboratory results and imaging studies. An attending nephrologist will  interacts with the patient and together with the student. For patients admitted to the Nephrology service, the

Student  will present the patient history and physical and develop and implement a diagnostic plan  in conjunction with the attending nephrologist.