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A Pathology Primer for Clinicians | Module 2: Renal Pathology and Nephrotic Syndrome
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Program Overview

Renal Pathology and Nephrotic Syndrome Module 2: 
Activity overview/background

This module will teach the learner the approaches towards interpreting glomerular lesions. You will learn about the different compartments of the glomerulus as well as the common pathologic lesions encountered while examining glomeruli in a renal biopsy. Finally, we will learn about common differential diagnoses of nephrotic syndrome to consider when examining lesions, through videos and interactive case studies. 

Estimated time to complete activity 
60 minutes

Target Audience 
The primary intended audiences for this learning program are pathologists, lab technicians, nephrologists interested in the basics of renal pathology, medical students and residents.

Learning Objectives 
1. Know the different compartments of the glomerulus as well as the common pathologic lesions encountered while examining glomeruli in a renal biopsy
2. Be able to identify common differential diagnoses of nephrotic syndrome to consider when examining lesions.

Disclosures
None

Components of the activity and Method of Participation
The accredited activity contains the following modules to be completed:

  • 1 Video tutorial 
  • 3 Video presentations
  • 1 Case Study Quiz

Accreditation

If you choose to complete this session in accredited mode, you will be prompted to complete all the components of the module in sequential order.You can complete each component in several sittings but you cannot skip any portion of the activity without completing the previous one.
You must obtain a minimum score of 50% in the case studies in order to complete the activity and claim a certificate of completion.

Lesson 1: Tutorial Video - Approach to Glomerular Lesions
Lesson 2: Glomerular diseases causing nephrotic syndrome
Lesson 3: FSGS – The Latest
Lesson 4: Membranous Nephropathy – An Update
Final Module Quiz: A case study
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