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2017-2018 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2018) 
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PHCY 2101 - Nephrology

Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

This required course consists of lectures designed to develop the student’s ability to apply principles and concepts related to renal physiology and drug disposition.  The etiology and pathophysiology of acute and chronic kidney diseases and drug-induced kidney disease will be covered to the extent required to thoroughly understand the prevention of these disorders as well as their management. Emphasis will be placed on selection and evaluation of rational, evidence-based drug therapy, design of effective therapeutic regimens, and clinical monitoring of drug response using appropriate clinical and laboratory measures. Students will also learn about drug regimen design in patients with kidney disease and in those requiring various types of renal replacement therapy.

This course may be repeated for up to 2 credit hours.

Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture
Location offered: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville
Term offered: Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Joanna Q Hudson

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