WHAT IS NEPHROLOGY ?
UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as core subjects. Independent entrance tests for UG programme (MBBS) are Conducted by various state, central and private universities.
PG: Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery along with an MD in General Medicine after which, they ought to have a good score in entrance tests held for DM in Nephrology conducted by various state, central and private universities.
SCOPE OF NEPHROLOGY
- Hospitals need Nephrologists all the time since a patient with a malfunctioning kidney can show up anytime and kidney being a sensitive organ, the need of the hour is a specialist who can handle the case with great composure.
- Nephrologists are also needed in various kidney and dialysis centres.
- Nephrologists also have the option of venturing out on their own. They also get to teach the subject in various medical colleges across the country.
Some of the positions offered to them include:
Consultant – Nephrology
Consultant – Renal Transplant Surgeon
Consultant – Renal Medicine
Consultant – Nephrology Medicine
Clinical Research Fellow – Nephrology
- Assessment of Renal Diseases
- Basics of Nephrology
- Epidemiology and Risk Factors
- Fluids and Electrolyte Disorders
- Glomerular Diseases
- Pediatric Nephrology
- Pharmacology and Drugs
- Tubular Diseases