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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED1 4120/F - Nephrology-ROH/MUH

Cr Hrs: 3.5, 7
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks


This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3.5 or 7 credit hours. The student should function with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in several of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. The student will be exposed to a wide variety of renal diseases of varying stages of severity. Individual patients will be assigned for each student to follow during the rotation. Experience in managing patients with fluid and electrolyte problems, acid-base problems and various aspects of hypertension also will be provided. The student will have the opportunity to observe patients receiving hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and who have had renal transplantation. Daily conferences and rounds will be conducted by the nephrology staff. Regular conferences include journal club, biopsy conference, physiology seminar and general nephrology conferences (case orientation). Outpatient experience will include weekly renal clinic.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2 - 1 student per block per site
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Regional One Health and Methodist University Hospital
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of (MED1-3001/F or MED2-3001/F or MED3-3001/F or MED4-3001/F) or (FME1-3001/F or FME2-3001/F or FME3-3001/F or FME4-3001/F)

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Stacy A. Johnson (ROH) -
Fall - Additional Instructor 1: Hieu Vo (MUH) -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Stacy A. Johnson (ROH) -
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: Hieu Vo (MUH) -
Course Coordinator: Stefano Cannioto - - 901-448-6809

Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: Negotiable
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation

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