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Certificate Course in Nephrology

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  • Gain the knowledge and skills to effectively slow down the progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Incorporates the latest NKF KDOQI clinical practice guidelines
  • Each module is peer-reviewed by a nephrologist, ensuring the accuracy and relevance of the content
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Online courses Certificate Course in Nephrology
Certificate Course in Nephrology
4.5/5
Key Features
  • Gain the knowledge and skills to effectively slow down the progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Incorporates the latest NKF KDOQI clinical practice guidelines
  • Each module is peer-reviewed by a nephrologist, ensuring the accuracy and relevance of the content
  •  Course Duration
    3 months
  •  Next Batch Date
    13th Nov 2023

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$358*

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Course Description

Renal diseases pose a growing global burden, and the lack of comprehensive knowledge among primary care physicians in optimal kidney disease management hinders early diagnosis and timely treatment.

The Certificate Course in Nephrology is specifically designed for healthcare practitioners interested in specializing in nephrology. Kidney diseases are a growing global burden, and early diagnosis and timely treatment are crucial. Primary care physicians often serve as the first point of contact for patients, yet many lack comprehensive knowledge of optimal kidney disease management.

The Certificate Course in Nephrology begins by exploring the anatomy of the kidney, helping participants develop a clear understanding of its structure and organization. Furthermore, the course covers the embryology of the kidney, shedding light on its development during the early stages of life. Understanding renal physiology is crucial in diagnosing and managing renal diseases. Participants will learn about the normal physiological processes involved in maintaining kidney function and homeostasis. They will also gain insights into the assessment and management of renal diseases through history taking and clinical and physical examinations.

The course explores different aspects of renal disease while building on the fundamentals of renal physiology. Participants will develop a solid understanding of acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, and conservative management approaches for long-term care. They will also learn about common fluid and electrolyte disorders, such as hyponatremia and hyperkalemia, and their implications for renal health.

The Certificate in Nephrology course covers both basic and advanced investigations used in diagnosing renal diseases. Participants will become familiar with the essential diagnostic tests and learn how to interpret their results accurately. Furthermore, they will also explore advanced diagnostic aids, including renal biopsy, to facilitate a comprehensive evaluation of kidney function.

Renal replacement therapy is a vital aspect of managing end-stage renal disease. Participants will gain knowledge about the different modalities of renal replacement therapy, such as hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and renal transplantation. They will understand the principles and challenges associated with these treatment options. To enhance their understanding of renal diseases, participants will acquire a basic knowledge of immunology. This knowledge will aid in understanding the underlying mechanisms of autoimmune renal diseases and their management.

Healthcare professionals who successfully complete the Certificate Course in Nephrology will gain a solid understanding of renal anatomy, physiology, and the management of renal disease. This course provides them with the necessary tools to diagnose and effectively treat various renal conditions. By applying the knowledge acquired, these professionals can enhance patient outcomes and make a significant impact in the field of nephrology. 

Key Competencies Covered:

  • Gain a solid understanding of renal physiology and learn to manage electrolyte and acid-base imbalances
  • Develop a strategic approach to managing patients with kidney disease, considering the diverse range of presentations
  • Diagnosing, evaluating, and staging of kidney disease
  • Understanding of underlying fluid and electrolyte disturbances

Course Validity: 4 months. There will be an extra charge for the extension of the course validity.

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Course Outline
Anatomy and Embryology of the kidney
    • Anatomy of kidney
    • Embryology of kidney
Physiology of the Kidney
    • Normal physiology
Approach to renal diseases
    • History taking
    • Clinical and physical examination
Basic knowledge of renal disease
    • Acute kidney injury
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • Conservative management of chronic kidney disease
Fluid and electrolyte disorders
    • Electrolyte Disorders
    • Sodium: Hyponatremia; Hypernatremia
    • Potassium: Hypokalemia, Hyperkalemia
Basic and Advanced investigations in renal diseases
    • Basic Investigations in Renal Disease
    • Advanced Diagnostic Aids in Renal Disease
    • Renal Biopsy
Basics of Renal Replacement therapy
    • Hemo Dialysis
    • Peritoneal Dialysis
    • Renal Transplantation
Basic knowledge of Immunology
    • Immunology
    • Auto-Immune Renal diseases
Course Outline
Anatomy and Embryology of the kidney
  • Anatomy of kidney
  • Embryology of kidney
Physiology of the Kidney
  • Normal physiology
Approach to renal diseases
  • History taking
  • Clinical and physical examination
Basic knowledge of renal disease
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Conservative management of chronic kidney disease
Fluid and electrolyte disorders
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • Sodium: Hyponatremia; Hypernatremia
  • Potassium: Hypokalemia, Hyperkalemia
Basic and Advanced investigations in renal diseases
  • Basic Investigations in Renal Disease
  • Advanced Diagnostic Aids in Renal Disease
  • Renal Biopsy
Basics of Renal Replacement therapy
  • Hemo Dialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Transplantation
Basic knowledge of Immunology
  • Immunology
  • Auto-Immune Renal diseases
Accreditation Partner(s)
  • British Accreditation Council
  • Accredited CPD Activity
  • Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation
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, the 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 13th Nov 2023

Learning Path

You will get individual certificates for each course.

Course Duration

3 months

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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.

 

 

Accreditation Partner(s)

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

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Reviews
  • Dr Brunda, BHMS

    Nephrology course was insightful! Enhanced my renal physiology understanding.

    Valuable knowledge for managing kidney diseases.

  • Dr Pasam Gopal Naidu, BUMS

    Excellent course on nephrology, Covered acute kidney injury, electrolyte disorders.

  • Dr.Chhotelal Yadav Yadav. BAMS

    Practical and informative nephrology course.

  • DR . Remya, BHMS

    A comprehensive course on kidney disease management. Gained confidence in diagnosing and treating renal conditions.

  • Dr Namrata. BHMS

    The Certificate Course in Nephrology exceeded expectations! In-depth understanding of renal anatomy and physiology. Valuable tools for effective patient care.