PedsCases - A Learning Module for the Assessment of Proteinuria and Hematuria in Children for Medical Students

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8182 November 1, 2010 6

Abstract

This resource features two podcast-based learning modules focused on the assessment of proteinuria and hematuria in children. The modules are intended for medical students. They outline the key aspects of history and physical exam, describe the key investigations, and overview the etiologies of proteinuria and hematuria in children. This resource is a part of PedsCases, a series of resource that have been integrated into the third-year undergraduate pediatric medical education curriculum at the University of Alberta. PedsCases is one of the main sources recommended to students to assist in covering the core objectives of the clinical pediatric rotation and to assist in preparing for the final examinations. Since the focus of medical education has shifted towards independent learning, PedsCases has become a complementary educational tool and has filled a niche.

Citation

Gill P, MacPherson P, Das D, Pinsk M, Yiu V. PedsCases - a learning module for the assessment of proteinuria and hematuria in children for medical students. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2010;6:8182. http://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.8182

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Educational Objectives

By the end of this module, learners will be able to:

  1. Outline an approach to proteinuria in children for medical students.
  2. Outline the key aspects of history and physical exam when assessing a child with proteinuria.
  3. Describe the key investigations to evaluate proteinuria.
  4. Gain an overview the etiologies of proteinuria and when to refer to a nephrologist.

Keywords

  • Proteinuria, Hematuria, PedsCases

Prior Scholarly Dissemination

References

  1. Gill P, Kitney L, Kozan D, Lewis M. Online Learning in Pediatrics: A Student Led Web-Based Learning Modality. The Clinical Teacher. 2010 Mar;7(1):53-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1743-498X.2009.00337.x
  2. Kitney L , Gill P, Lewis M, Leslie K, Steinegger C, PedsCases - A Learning Module for Adolescent Medicine for Medical Students. MedEdPORTAL; 2010. Available from: http://services.aamc.org/30/mededportal/servlet/s/segment/mededportal/?subid=7949
  3. Gill P, MacPherson P, LeBlanc C, Ellsworth J, PedsCases - A Learning Module for Evaluation of a Pediatric Limp for Medical Students. MedEdPORTAL; 2010. Available from: http://services.aamc.org/30/mededportal/servlet/s/segment/mededportal/?subid=7910
  4. Gill PJ, Kitney L, Vanderpluym J, Kozan D, Lewis M.(2009) PedsCases: A Collaborative Pediatric Medical Education Website for Medical Students. Poster presentation at Canadian Conference for Medical Education (CCME), poster number P-85. Edmonton, AB, Canada.
  5. Gill PJ, Kitney L, Vanderpluym J, Kozan D, Lewis M.(2008) PedsCases: A Collaborative Pediatric Medical Education Website for Medical Students. Poster presentation at Women and Children's Health Research Institute (WCHRI) Research Day 2008, abstract ID #1983, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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