RENAL PHYSIOLOGY
Course Objectives

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The objectives of this course are to have students master the following topics and to apply this knowledge to problems and case studies relevant to clinical physiology.

INTRODUCTION

FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY OF THE RENAL SYSTEM

RENAL BLOOD FLOW

GLOMERULAR FILTRATION

PROXIMAL TUBULE TRANSPORT

CLEARANCE

RENAL WATER EXCRETION

RENAL WATER REGULATION

RENAL ELECTROLYTE TRANSPORT

RENAL ELECTROLYTE REGULATION

EXTRACELLULAR VOLUME REGULATION

ACID-BASE BALANCE