Master the fundamentals of consultative care and nephrology in an intensive care unit setting.
Our renal consult rotation will train you to obtain a clinical history, perform a review of systems and assess the functional status of patients with symptoms of renal conditions. You will also learn about continuity of care for patients with end-stage renal disease.
You can expect our attending physicians to mentor you closely on daily teaching rounds. You'll have opportunities to step into a mentoring role when you supervise medical residents and students who are undertaking their renal elective.
The experiences you have during our renal consult rotation will help you develop skills in critical literature appraisal. At our clinical case conference, you’ll present reviews of current literature about the renal disorders you encounter in this rotation.
You'll learn the indications, contraindications, complications and techniques of practical nephrologic procedures including:
We'll familiarize you with diagnostic tests including renal imaging studies and renal histopathology. Our training will help you feel confident assessing and interpreting:
You’ll see patients with conditions including: