Anatomy of the Urogenital System (Nursing)
Anatomy of the Urogenital System (Nursing)

Anatomy of the Urogenital System (Nursing)

by Darren Salmi, MD, MS

The urogenital system, also known as the genitourinary system, is responsible for the production, storage, and elimination of urine, as well as the production and transport of gametes (sperm and eggs) for reproduction. It consists of the kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, and reproductive organs including the testes, epididymis, vas deferens, prostate, seminal vesicles, ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, and vagina.

For nurses, understanding the anatomy and function of the urogenital system is crucial for providing comprehensive patient care. They must be able to recognize and assess symptoms of urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted infections, kidney disease, and other urological disorders. Nurses also play a vital role in providing education on sexual health and reproductive issues, including contraception, fertility, and pregnancy.

Course Details

  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:33 h
  • Quiz questions 16
  • Concept Pages 0


Your Educators of course Anatomy of the Urogenital System (Nursing)

 Darren Salmi, MD, MS

Darren Salmi, MD, MS

Dr. Salmi is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology and Surgery at Stanford University.

He obtained his M.S. in Biological Sciences from Stanford University in 2005 and his M.D. from U.C. Davis in 2010. Dr. Salmi completed his Residency in Anatomic Pathology at Stanford University. He is specifically interested in autopsy and cardiovascular pathology. Due to his outstanding lecture style, he has received numerous awards for excellence in preclinical teaching.

Within Lecturio, Dr. Salmi teaches Anatomy for medical and nursing students.

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