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Medicine Elective Course Description

Course Name: Nephrology
Course Number: ME-425
Elective Type: B1 
Coordinator(s): Contact Medical Education Office @ 413-447-2715
Department: Medicine
Sites Available: Berkshire Medical Center
Months Offered: E1, M1-M10 (No E2)
Number of Students / Month:
Prerequisites: Completion of 3rd year Medicine clerkship 
Enrollment Process: Approval from coordinator required; email approval to to schedule
Elective Description: The student will take part in the evaluation of patients with end stage renal disease and follow them through hemodialysis. He/she will also see all in-patient consults, follow peritoneal dialysis patients, as well as participate in the outpatient office evaluations. Clinical material will be supplemented with lectures. 
Note: Contact Medical Education Office 
Location:  Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201