Jul 16, 2018  
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Catalog/Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MED 465 - NEPHROLOGY

[152 Hours]
A four-week elective in which the student will be responsible for the work-up of at least one patient per week, and will attend all rounds and conferences of the subspecialty and weekly medical staff clinic. The student will learn the techniques of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. The student will also observe and work on the transplantation service. There will be participation in the evaluation and care of private nephrology patients one or more days a week. Students will also be able to participate in the clinical study of patients enrolled in the protocols of our Research Hypertension Clinic/Section of Nephrology. This will involve the performance for physical examinations, renal function studies and the use of new techniques such as the 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitor.