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 294
  • Concept Pages 55


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

 Amy Sussman, MD

Amy Sussman, MD

Dr. Amy Sussman is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Medicine of the University of Arizona (UA), USA.
She obtained her MD from the University of Arizona in 2001 and completed residency and a Nephrology Fellowship at the University of Washington. Dr. Sussman was recruited back to the UA in 2009 and also serves as her department's clerkship director, and as the program director of the UA Nephrology Fellowship.
Because of her strong emphasis on medical student teaching, she has been distinguished with multiple teaching awards in the UA College of Medicine.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Sussman teaches courses on Nephrology.

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Amazing beyond words
By Bruno F. on 14. July 2023 for Vascular Disease: Causes – AKI

I did not know it was possible to teach so well as Dr. Sussman does. Even though nephrology is my least favorite part of internal medicine, it is so well explained that I actually enjoy learning it. This lecture, like all others, is so masterfully organized and explained that I can easily process the concepts and correlate them with everything else I have learned so far.

Lack of depth.
By Ali J. on 25. April 2023 for Renal Case: 56-year-old Man with Coronary Angiography

When was it mentioned that a ratio of 15:1 is suggestive of tubular injury? I don't think this lecture give enough information to us to specifically call this a ATN. Confusing.

Completa y sencilla de entender
By Fernando R. on 02. April 2023 for Assessing Kidney Function: Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) with Case

Una explicación completa y sencilla, me gustó que dió ejemplos de casos. Se la recomiendo a estudiantes de medicina en etapa clínica y como repaso para profesionales de atención primaria.

Reseña AKI
By Cristhian L. on 27. November 2022 for Acute Interstitial Nephritis – AKI

Es muy directa y está muy bien explicada. Pocos puntos negativos presenta