Kidney Structure and Function, 2nd Edition (by ASCLS)

This course does not carry any current continuing education credits.

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Linda J. McCown, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM Clinical Laboratory Science, University of Illinois at Springfield

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This self-study course in urinalysis has been designed to provide participants with an overview of anatomy and physiology of the kidney.

Section: Kidney Structure and Function
Macroscopic Anatomy
Microscopic Anatomy
Nephron Function
Urine Concentration Mechanism
TheCountercurrent Mechanism
Acid-Base, Electrolyte and Hormone Regulation

Visual aids in the form of figures are also included.

See more courses in: Clinical Chemistry / Urinalysis / Toxicology

Objectives

  • List the various structural components of the kidney
  • Correlate kidney structure and function with routine urinalysis test results.
  • Describe renal excretory function.
  • List the substances that may be reabsorbed and secreted by the kidney.
  • Describe the process of urine concentration.

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Additional Information

This self-study course in urinalysis has been designed to provide participants with an overview of anatomy and physiology of the kidney. It consists of study materials and problem-oriented exercises and a Post-course examination.

Although the course materials will be sufficient for the purposes of this self-study, participants are encouraged to consult other texts and recently published papers or to make use of other study materials as may be appropriate.

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