This includes material kindly provided by Jo Sturtevant, Renal and Transplant Pharmacist Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane,

Queensland, Australia and Professor Graham Davies, Kings College, London University, England


At the end of this series of lectures, students should be able to:
Identify patients who are at risk of renal failure Describe how a patient’s renal function should be monitored Classify renal function Describe the influence of renal failure on drug pharmacokinetics List the drugs commonly associated with renal failure Describe the treatment of the complication of chronic renal failure

2 hour lecture
2 hours small group case work