IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 93KR710 — PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY ELECTIVE FOR SENIOR MEDICAL STUDENTS

Description:

Through clinical experience, reading, and a series of "one-on-one" lectures, the student should become proficient in the following areas: glomerulonephritis, hematuria in childhood, diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, proteinuria, nephrotic syndrome, renal tubular acidosis, acute and chronic renal failure, and urinary tract infections.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Myda Khalid (khalidm@iu.edu)

Director: Myda Khalid, M.D.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health (Indianapolis)

Other Faculty: Dr. J. Leiser, Dr. C. Nailescu

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Determine the proper management of fluid and electrolyte problems in children with dehydration, acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease (MK4)
  • 2) Identify common causes of acute and chronic kidney disease in children (MK2)
  • 3) Explain common causes of glomerulonephritis in children (MK3)
  • 4) Describe common causes and management of hypertension in children (MK4)

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:

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Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Lecture

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Myda Khalid (khalidm@iu.edu)

Third Year Elective? No

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None