Welcome to the Foundation Course on Kidney Diseases.

This self-study course will help you get basic understanding of  common and chronic Kidney Disorders and expand your competence and confidence in diagnosing and treating  conditions such as Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), Kidney Failure, Diabetic Kidney Disease, IgA Nephropathy, Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), Simple Kidney Cysts, Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis) and Kidney Stones.

This self-paced course will also walk you through some basic concepts  on Concepts, Tests and Procedures relating to Kidney Diseases.

Topics include:   Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease, Amyloidosis & Kidney Disease, Anemia, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), Glomerular Diseases, Renal Artery Stenosis,Renal Tubular Acidosis, Simple Kidney Cysts, etc.

This content is provided as a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health. The NIDDK translates and disseminates research findings through its clearinghouses and education programs to increase knowledge and understanding about health and disease among patients, health professionals, and the public. Content produced by the NIDDK is carefully reviewed by NIDDK scientists and other experts.

Disclaimer : The content in this course is educational in nature and intended solely as general health information. It is not a recommendation for treatment or medical advice. It is not a substitute for advice from a health care provider. If you  as a patient are experiencing a medical emergency, contact your health care provider or an emergency room. 

Course Curriculum

1. Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease
Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease 01:30:00
2. Amyloidosis & Kidney Disease
Amyloidosis & Kidney Disease 01:30:00
3. Anemia
Anemia 01:30:00
4. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
What Is Chronic Kidney Disease? 01:30:00
CKD – Causes 01:30:00
CKD – Tests & Diagnosis 01:30:00
Managing CKD 01:30:00
CKD – Eating Right 01:30:00
Preventing CKD 01:30:00
CKD – What If My Kidneys Fail? 01:30:00
5. Diabetes Inspidus
Diabetes Inspidus 01:30:00
6. Glomerular Diseases
Goodpasture Syndrome 01:30:00
7. Heart Disease
Heart Disease 01:30:00
8. Henoch-Schönlein Purpura
Henoch-Schönlein Purpura 01:30:00
9. High Blood Pressure
For people with diabetes or high blood pressure 01:30:00
10. IgA Nephropathy
IgA Nephropathy 01:30:00
11. Keeping Kidneys Safe: Smart Choices about Medicines
Keeping Kidneys Safe: Smart Choices about Medicines 01:30:00
12. Kidney Disease in Children
Kidney Disease in Children 01:30:00
Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome 01:30:00
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Children 01:30:00
Treatment for Kidney Failure in Children 01:30:00
Caring for a Child with Kidney Disease 01:30:00
Ectopic Kidney 01:30:00
Medullary Sponge Kidney 01:30:00
Kidney Dysplasia 01:30:00
13. Kidney Failure
What is Kidney Failure? 01:30:00
Choosing a Treatment 01:30:00
Hemodialysis 01:30:00
Peritoneal Dialysis 01:30:00
Kidney Transplant 01:30:00
Conservative Management 01:30:00
Eating Right 01:30:00
Financial Help for Treatment of Kidney Failure 01:30:00
14. Lupus Nephritis
Lupus Nephritis 01:30:00
15. Mineral & Bone Disorder
Mineral & Bone Disorder 01:30:00
16. Nephrotic Syndrome in Adults
Nephrotic Syndrome in Adults 01:30:00
17. Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
What is PKD? 01:30:00
Autosomal Dominant PKD 01:30:00
Autosomal Recessive PKD 01:30:00
Eating, Diet, & Nutrition for PKD 01:30:00
18. Race, Ethnicity, & Kidney Disease
Race, Ethnicity, & Kidney Disease 01:30:00
19. Renal Artery Stenosis
Renal Artery Stenosis 01:30:00
20. Renal Tubular Acidosis
Renal Tubular Acidosis 01:30:00
21. Simple Kidney Cysts
Simple Kidney Cysts 01:30:00
22. Solitary Kidney
Solitary Kidney 01:30:00
23. Your Kidneys & How They Work
Your Kidneys & How They Work 01:30:00
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