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Advanced Certificate in Nephrology

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  • Advance your knowledge of nephrology’s recent advancements
  • Engage in clinical case discussions for a better clinical understanding
  • Participate in interactive features and self-assessment exercises to develop essential skills
  • Explore evidence-based approaches and updated guidelines for effective kidney care
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Online courses Advanced Certificate in Nephrology
Advanced Certificate in Nephrology
4.5/5
Key Features
  • Advance your knowledge of nephrology’s recent advancements
  • Engage in clinical case discussions for a better clinical understanding
  • Participate in interactive features and self-assessment exercises to develop essential skills
  • Explore evidence-based approaches and updated guidelines for effective kidney care
  •  Course Duration
    7 months
  •  Next Batch Date
    5th Jul 2024

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$1,281*

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Course Description

The increasing prevalence of conditions such as diabetes and hypertension has resulted in a growing number of patients with kidney-related disorders. Primary care providers are increasingly involved in the care of these patients, but they often lack the specialized knowledge and skills required to effectively manage kidney diseases. This knowledge gap poses a challenge in delivering optimal care and improving patient outcomes in the field of nephrology.

The Advanced Certificate in Nephrology is a specialized program designed to meet the needs of primary care providers who are increasingly involved in the care of patients with kidney-related disorders. In today’s healthcare landscape, there has been a significant increase in conditions such as diabetes and hypertension, which often lead to various kidney diseases. This course aims to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage these conditions and provide optimal care to patients.

The program follows a blended learning approach, which combines different teaching methods to enhance the learning experience. It includes case presentations, lectures, and interactive elements that engage participants actively. This combination of learning methods allows for a practical understanding of nephrology and its applications in clinical practice.

The participants will develop competencies and learn how to interpret imaging results, such as X-rays and scans, and understand their clinical implications, enabling them to tailor appropriate interventions for their patients. The Advanced Certificate in Nephrology also covers renal replacement therapy, which is a critical treatment option for individuals with kidney failure, providing non-nephrologists with essential knowledge in this area. This course addresses special considerations in kidney-related disorders, focusing on specific patient groups such as women, children, the elderly, pregnant individuals, and those with concurrent medical conditions. Understanding the unique aspects of these patient populations is crucial for delivering effective care and ensuring positive outcomes.

The Medvarsity learning design framework, inspired by Kirkpatrick’s model of e-learning, is implemented in this program to provide participants with a structured and effective learning experience. This framework promotes a systematic approach to learning, ensuring that participants can efficiently engage with and apply the course content, leading to enhanced knowledge retention and practical application.

At Medvarsity, we are committed to empowering healthcare professionals and enabling them to make a positive impact on the communities they serve. The Advanced Certificate in Nephrology offers a unique opportunity to enhance your expertise in nephrology and contribute to healthcare through education. Join us on this educational journey to advance your career and improve patient care.

Course Validity: 8 months. There will be an extra charge for the extension of the course validity.

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$1,281*

* Price is Inclusive of Certificate & Advanced Courses.

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Course Outline
1. Glomerular Diseases
    • Classification of Glomerular disease according to syndrome/ presentation and etiology
    • Nephritic syndrome vs Nephrotic syndrome
2. Cystic and Tubular Disorders
    • Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Alport Syndrome
    • Urinary Tract Obstruction and Reflux Nephropathy
    • Isolated Renal Tubular Disorders
    • Nephrolithiasis
3. Infections of Urinary tract and Kidney
    • Cystitis and Urethritis
    • Upper Urinary Tract infections
    • Renal and Perirenal Abscesses
    • Complicated Urinary Tract Infections
    • Fungal Infections of the Urinary Tract
    • Urinary Tract Tuberculosis
4. Hypertension
    • Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertension in End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Renal Artery Stenosis and Renovascular Hypertension
    • Hypertension due to Primary Aldosteronism
5. Interstitial and Vascular Diseases
    • Post-streptococcal and Other Bacterial Infection–Related Glomerulonephritis
    • Viral Glomerulonephritis
    • Vasculitic Diseases of the Kidney
    • Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy
    • Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
6. Kidney Disease in Special Populations
    • Aging and Renal disease
    • Diabetic Nephropathy
    • Aging and Pregnancy
7. Disorders of Electrolyte, water, and Acid-base
    • Regulation of Acid-Base Balance
    • Metabolic Acidosis and alkalosis
    • Respiratory Acidosis and alkalosis
8. Renal Disease in Pregnant Women
    • Kidney Diseases in Pregnancy
    • Management of renal diseases in pregnant women
9. Nephrotoxicity
    • Drugs causing nephrotoxicity
    • Management of nephrotoxicity
10. Nutritional Requirements in Renal Disease
    • Nutritional screening and assessment
    • Rationale For Medical Nutrition Therapy In Kidney Disease
    • Nutrient And Fluid Requirements In Kidney Disease
    • Diets and Enteral Supplements in Kidney Disease
Course Outline
1. Glomerular Diseases
  • Classification of Glomerular disease according to syndrome/ presentation and etiology
  • Nephritic syndrome vs Nephrotic syndrome
2. Cystic and Tubular Disorders
  • Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Alport Syndrome
  • Urinary Tract Obstruction and Reflux Nephropathy
  • Isolated Renal Tubular Disorders
  • Nephrolithiasis
3. Infections of Urinary tract and Kidney
  • Cystitis and Urethritis
  • Upper Urinary Tract infections
  • Renal and Perirenal Abscesses
  • Complicated Urinary Tract Infections
  • Fungal Infections of the Urinary Tract
  • Urinary Tract Tuberculosis
4. Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertension in End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis and Renovascular Hypertension
  • Hypertension due to Primary Aldosteronism
5. Interstitial and Vascular Diseases
  • Post-streptococcal and Other Bacterial Infection–Related Glomerulonephritis
  • Viral Glomerulonephritis
  • Vasculitic Diseases of the Kidney
  • Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy
  • Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
6. Kidney Disease in Special Populations
  • Aging and Renal disease
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Aging and Pregnancy
7. Disorders of Electrolyte, water, and Acid-base
  • Regulation of Acid-Base Balance
  • Metabolic Acidosis and alkalosis
  • Respiratory Acidosis and alkalosis
8. Renal Disease in Pregnant Women
  • Kidney Diseases in Pregnancy
  • Management of renal diseases in pregnant women
9. Nephrotoxicity
  • Drugs causing nephrotoxicity
  • Management of nephrotoxicity
10. Nutritional Requirements in Renal Disease
  • Nutritional screening and assessment
  • Rationale For Medical Nutrition Therapy In Kidney Disease
  • Nutrient And Fluid Requirements In Kidney Disease
  • Diets and Enteral Supplements in Kidney Disease
Accreditation Partner(s)
  • British Accreditation Council
  • Accredited CPD Activity
  • Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

* Price is Inclusive of Certificate & Advanced Courses.

FAQs
1. Course related
  • Is this course recognized by MCI?
    • Medical Council of India does not recognize courses that are offered through online or blended learning platform. In collaboration with leading industry experts, we provide you with the best state-of-the art learning content with an endeavor to train you to become well-equipped and proficient in-patient care through this course.
2. Eligibility for the course

Physicians (MBBS, AYUSH), Final year medical graduates and interns (MBBS and AYUSH)

3. What is a hands-on training program?
  • Hands-on training means training in an environment that permits each student to have experience performing tasks, making decisions, or using equipment appropriate to the job assignment for which the training is being conducted. The student assigned for these programs will be observing all procedures performed by the consultant and depending on the student’s abilities and skill set displayed at the hospital, he/she will get to assist the consultant.
4. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • To access the course, click on kite.medvarsity using the login ID and password provided to you or click on “LOG IN USING YOUR ACCOUNT ON Google” and enter your Email ID: Gmail ID (Only if Gmail ID mentioned in the Application) & Password. In case you don’t have access to login ID and password, write to us at [email protected] & quote your registered email ID.
  • What If I am unable to open/access the course?
5. Assessment and Exams
  • Are the scheduled dates for the exams mandatory or not?
    • It is Optional, however if you have to complete all Modules and final exam before the Course Expiry date you will receive your certificate on time.
  • Session expired and it is showing as unauthorized user?
    • If the page is left idle for more than 60 seconds session will expire automatically. Refresh the page periodically to avoid.
  • If session is expired, what to do?
    • It will start from the same question where the session expired.
    • While you are attempting exam, error pops up and exam is halted – site will display as attempted (1)
      Ignore the message as attempted – The attempt is only completed when it displays Finished (1).
  • When will the final exam get activated?
    • If 1 month Course (1-week prior Course expiry).
      If 3 Month Course (15 days prior Course expiry).
      If 6 Month Course (45 Days prior Course Expiry).
      If 1 Year Course (2 Months prior Course Expiry).
  • What is the procedure if course is expired?
    • You have to pay re-activation fee, for details Contact Toll free 1800-103-6006 or write to [email protected]
  • What if I don’t qualify in modules or final exam?
    • You have to pay Re-exam fee, for details Contact Toll free 1800-103-6006 or write to [email protected]
6. Certification
  • When will I get my certificate?
    • We have now gone online, once you successfully pass your final exam and below conditions are met:
      • Contact program Completed (if Applicable).
      • Viva to be cleared (if Applicable).
      • Logbook / Project Submission (if applicable).
      • Course duration to be complete.
      • Necessary documents should be submitted in full.
      • If the above credentials are fulfilled, your E-Certificate will be mailed to your registered E-Mail ID.
  • Will I get the certificate before the course duration?
    • Even in case you complete all the online modules and exams much before your course end date, the certificate can be made available only after the course duration is complete. In other words, invariable of how early you complete the course, certificate shall be made available only when the course duration is over.
7. Placement Assistance
  • Do you provide any placement assistance?
    • We do not provide any placement guarantee as an outcome of the course. On a case-to-case basis we will introduce your profile to specific recruiting partners, but no job guarantee is provided.
8. Feedback
  • What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?
Faculty
Faculty
Dr. Shyam Sunder Rao C
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MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Nephrol)

Consultant Nephrologist

Heading the Department of Nephrology at KIMS Hospital, Kondapur, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Sri Siddhartha Medical College in 2005, MD – General Medicine from Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, and DM – Nephrology from Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences Hyderabad in 2013.

Next Batch Start Date 5th Jul 2024

Learning Path

You will get individual certificates for each course.

Course Duration

7 months

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Dr. Shyam Sunder Rao C
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MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Nephrol)

Consultant Nephrologist

Heading the Department of Nephrology at KIMS Hospital, Kondapur, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Sri Siddhartha Medical College in 2005, MD – General Medicine from Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, and DM – Nephrology from Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences Hyderabad in 2013.

Accreditation Partner(s)

  • British Accreditation Council
  • Accredited CPD Activity
  • Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

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Reviews
  • Dr Noman, BHMS

    The Advanced Certificate in Nephrology was a transformative experience! The case-based approach and evidence-based principles enhanced my clinical understanding. Valuable insights on renal replacement therapy and specific patient groups.

  • Dr Boddu venkata vara prasad, BHMS

    This course filled the knowledge gap in managing kidney diseases. Comprehensive coverage of glomerular and tubular disorders. Practical and engaging learning experience.

  • Dr. Divya lakshmi R, BAMS

    This course gives Special considerations for specific patient groups were enlightening. Updated guidelines and renal imaging interpretation were invaluable. The course’s blended learning approach was impressive.

  • Dr Poojasaikumar, BHMS

    I am grateful for the practical insights gained from this course. The module on hypertension in chronic kidney disease was particularly relevant. 

  • Dr. Ashis Kumar Manna, BHMS

     The coverage of renal diseases in pregnant women and nutritional requirements was insightful. Engaging case discussions improved my clinical decision-making.