In the medical subspecialty in Nephrology, you will prepare as a specialist physician who is trained to meet the highest expectations in biopsychosocial health for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of renal diseases.
Duration: 3 years.
- IMSS UMAE No. 25.
Recognition of Official Validity of Studies (RVOE) granted by the Mexican Secretariat of Public Education in accordance with agreement 20120189 dated August 10, 2011.
The subspecialty in Nephrology places special emphasis on the human side of Medicine, with a major focus on teaching and research.
Student Learning Outcomes
- You will solve the clinical problems of pathologies pertaining to Nephrology in different clinical scenarios.
- You will demonstrate through your actions the principles of ethics and professionalism of your specialty.
- You will support the tutoring of lower-ranking peers and patients.
- You will develop research that will allow you to make decisions regarding the care of your patients.
You will be a medical professional who is competent at carrying out actions such as prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of renal conditions, their pathophysiological mechanisms and pathoanatomical lesions, with special emphasis on the human side of Medicine and a major focus on teaching and research.
You will need to have completed 2 years of the Specialty in Internal Medicine. Furthermore, you should have the following knowledge:
- Scientific foundations of medicine and en particular de Internal Medicine and Nephrology.
- Scientific methodology and the epidemiological method.
- Fluent and accurate use of oral and written Spanish.
- Understanding and translating English.
You will need to have completed 2 years of the Specialty in Internal Medicine. Furthermore, you should have the following skills:
- Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in Pediatrics.
- Systematized retrieval of medical information.
- Basic ability to use the Internet.
- Basic use of Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Use of statistics packages.
You will need to have completed 2 years of the Specialty in Internal Medicine. Furthermore, you should have the following attitudes:
- Warmth and availability to care for the patient and his or her family.
- Discipline, order, and punctuality.
- Honesty and respect of others as values.
- Study habits and participation in continuing education activities.
- Enterprising spirit.
- Responsibility and leadership in the health care team.
- An attitude of academic advancement and self-learning.
- Promotion of a healthy life style to prevent diseases and enjoy better quality of life.
- Perseverance in your professional development.
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Consult the courses that you will take in the Subspecialty in Nephrology.
|ESNF1001||Clinical Training I||196|
|ESNF1002||Structures of the Kidney||6|
|ESNF1004||Electrolyte and Acid-base balance||3|
|ESNF1007||Education and Medical Professionalism I||6|
|ESNF2001||Clinical Training II||196|
|ESNF2002||Hereditary Glomerulopathies and Nephropathies||6|
|ESNF2005||Renal Disease in Pregnancy||3|
|ESNF2006||Acute and Chronic Renal Failure||3|
|ESNF2008||Education and Medical Professionalism II||6|
|ESNF3001||Clinical Training III||196|
|ESNF3005||Nutrition in Renal Disease||3|
|ESNF3007||Education and Medical Professionalism III||6|
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