Renal System – Clinical Medicine (PA)

Renal System – Clinical Medicine (PA)

by Amy Sussman, MD
Within the renal system lie organs essential for waste excretion processes to occur; such as the kidneys, bladder and urethra. While studying to enter PA school, understanding the functions and potential malfunctions of the renal system is crucial.

Tucson University’s expert Amy Sussman emphasises on different cases that may occur in the renal system, the development of disorders and how they come to appear. Throughout the lectures, you will gradually understand how to distinguish between various characteristics of each illness.

Upon completing this course, you will master answering questions covering comprehensive topics within the renal system. The course assessment will make you more confident with practically applying your acquired knowledge about physician assistance.

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Course Details

  • Videos 124
  • Duration 9:20 h
  • Quiz questions 281
  • Articles 1


Your Educators of course Renal System – Clinical Medicine (PA)

 Amy Sussman, MD

Amy Sussman, MD

Dr. Sussman is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. She completed her medical schooling at the University of Arizona and her Internal Medicine/Chief Residency training at the University of Washington. She subsequently pursued a Nephrology Clinical and Research Fellowship at the University of Washington. Dr. Sussman was recruited back to the University of Arizona in 2009 and has served as a clinician educator with a strong emphasis in medical student education. Dr. Sussman maintains an active interest in Glomerulonephritis and innovative teaching methodologies in medical education. She additionally serves as the Medical Director of Sahaurita DCI Desert Dialysis unit and has developed and is the Clinical Director of the nocturnal in-center dialysis program at DCI South Tucson.

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By Ahmed A. on 24. November 2020 for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI): General Approach

Best teacher in lecturio , she help me alot , thank you

Best speaker
By Ana Z. on 23. November 2020 for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

Definitely one of the best speakers I saw in Lecturio! Speaks clearly, concisely, well and the concepts are really the most important ones

Great summary
By Ana Z. on 17. November 2020 for Pre-renal AKI: Diagnosis and Treatment

Was very clear and to the point, it is a good summary of most important pre-renal causes for AKI

By sandro s. on 06. November 2020 for Nephrolithiasis (Kidney Stones)

I liked too much this course, it is complete, didatic and fast.