Kidney Function Test Essentials
Master the ins and outs of renal function tests. Order and interpret these tests with full confidence knowing that you’ve conquered this critical skill.
2 CME credits
Microscopic examination of the urine sediment is an essential part of the urinalysis, as it allows for confirmation and clarification of urine dipstick findings. It also allows for the identification of elements not evaluated by the urine dipstick, including red blood cells, white blood cells, epithelial cells, crystals, and casts.
Master the ins and outs of kidney function tests. Order and interpret these tests with full confidence knowing that you’ve conquered this critical skill..
Taking a shotgun approach to kidney function testing can be tempting if nephrology is not your forte. By the end of this course, however, you’ll be comfortable ordering and interpreting all common kidney function tests. You’ll understand the clinical implications of abnormalities seen on these tests and will be able to form a practical plan of action.