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Electives - Nephrology
Elective Number: 1614 (lottery)
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Uta Erdbruegger
Coordinator: Judy Tharpe
Duration: Min. 2 weeks/ Max 4 weeks
Available: All rotations
A pager is not required, but would be very helpful
Report to: Dr. ErdbrueggerTime to Report: 9:00 - 9:30 - PIC 2107 or Nephrology Attending on-call
Place to Report: Inpatient dialysis Unit - 3rd floor main hospital
Typical day: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 1
Course Description: This elective provides exposure to all aspects of nephrology through participation in patient care, rounds and conferences. Clinical activities include initial evaluation and follow up care of nephrology patients on the inpatient consult service and nephrology clinic. Students will assume the primary nephrology consultant role, with help and oversight by a nephrology fellow and attending nephrologist.
Learning objectives emphasize the approach, evaluation and management of the following: