SMi Source Lesson Nephrology: Kidney Function

  • SMi Source lesson Nephrology: Kidney Function has the following microlearning topics

  • 1. Introduction: Kidney Function

    2. Measures of Kidney Function

    3. Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR)

    4. Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR): Direct Measurement

    5. Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR): Estimates

    6. Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN), Urine Protein, and Possible Causes of Proteinurina

    7. Diagnosis of Kidney Disease

    8. Diagnosis: Patient History, Physical Examination and Urinalysis

    9. Diagnosis: Estimation of GFR

    10. Diagnosis: Ultrasound Imaging and Laboratory Tests

    11. Chronic Kidney Disease

    12. Kidney Disease State

    13. Chronic Kidney Disease: Signs and Symptoms

    14. Diabetic Nephropathy (DN)

    15. Diabetic Nephropathy (DN): Signs, Symptoms and Mortality

    16. Summary: Kidney Function

    17. Knowledge Check: Direct Measurements of GFR

    18. Knowledge Check: Symptoms of Diabetic Nephropathy

    19. Knowledge Check: Creatinine

    20. Knowledge Check: Microalbuminuria

    21. Knowledge Check: Primary Cause of Renal Failure

    22. Knowledge Check: Kidney Function and Creatinine

    23. Knowledge Check: Blood Urea Nitrogen Concentration

    24. Knowledge Check: CKD

    25. Knowledge Check: Patient GFRs

  • Lesson Nephrology: Kidney Function teaches these concepts

  • Nephrology: Kidney Function, Introduction: Kidney Function

  • Lesson Nephrology: Kidney Function addresses these key points

  • Introduction

    Kidney Function

    • Excretion 
    • Osmoregulation
  • Lesson Nephrology: Kidney Function is built from these main references. Log into SMi Source for a complete list and details.

  • Marieb EN. Human Anatomy and Physiology, 6th Ed. 2004. San Francisco, CA: Pearson Education, Inc.