08793 - Nephrology

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  • Teacher Vittorio Dalmastri

  • Credits 1

  • SSD MED/14

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Nursing (cod. 8473)

  • Course Timetable from Dec 05, 2022 to Dec 19, 2022


This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being

Academic Year 2022/2023

Learning outcomes

At the end of the module, the student possesses knowledge, as far as he is concerned, relating to the physiopathology and clinic of urinary tract diseases, to functional and instrumental semeiotics, to clinical methodology and pharmacological therapy in nephrology with particular regard to dialysis therapy.

Course contents

Introduction to nephrology

Organization of nephrological activities in the Region

Psychological aspects in nephropathic patients

Elements of renal physiology

Acute Renal Failure

Chronic Renal Failure

Clinical presentation of nephropathies

Diagnostics in nephrology

Nephrotic syndrome

Nephritic syndrome

Glomerular kidney disease

Diabetic nephropathy Lupic nephropathy Interstitial nephropathy Polycystic kidney disease

Renal failure therapy: Extracorporeal dialysis Renal failure therapy:

Dialysis therapy renal failure: Renal Transplant


Garibotto Pontremoli: Elementi di Nefrologia (2017)

Lessons Materials

Teaching methods

Teams Platform lessons

Assessment methods

Multiple choice quiz final exam

Teaching tools

Slides in dedicate Platform

Office hours

See the website of Vittorio Dalmastri