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University Certificate in Kidney Stone Disease : from diagnosis to treatment

University Certificate in Kidney Stone Disease : from diagnosis to treatment

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At a time when our knowledge and treatment options for kidneys stone disease have advanced so much, clinical outcomes remain suboptimal, with many patients unable to achieve good control of their disease.

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  • Intitulé du programme
    University Certificate in Kidney Stone Disease : from diagnosis to treatment
  • mnémonique du programme
    FC-847
  • Programme organisé par
    • Centre de Formation Continue en Santé et Sciences de la vie
    • Faculté de Médecine
  • Type de titre
    formation continue
  • Accessible en reprise d'études
    oui
  • Type d'horaire
    En journée
  • Langues d'enseignement
    anglais
  • Durée de la formation
    longue (plus de 15 jours)
  • Campus
    Online
  • Catégorie / Thématique
    Santé - Sciences médicales

Présentation

Détails

Informations générales

Type de titre

formation continue

Durée de la formation

longue (plus de 15 jours)

Langue(s) d'enseignement

anglais

Type d'horaire

En journée

Campus

Online

Catégorie(s) - Thématique(s)

Santé - Sciences médicales

Faculté(s) et université(s) organisatrice(s) Stage

oui

Accessible en reprise d'études

oui

Prices :

  • Full price : 1 750 €
  • Reduced price : 1 050 €
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Academic Directors

  • Prof. Dr. Agnieszka Pozdzik
    Faculty of Medicine, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
  • Prof. Dr. Thierry Roumeguere
    Department of Urology, Hôpital Erasme-Institut Jules Bordet, Hôpital Universitaire de Bruxelles, Faculty of Medicine, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
     

Scientific partners :

  • Prof. Dr. Naim Maalouf
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, and Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
  • Prof. Dr.  Khashayar Sakhaee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, and Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research,  University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
  • Prof Dr. John Lieske
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
  • Prof. Dr. John A. Sayer
    Clinical Medicine, Translational and Clinical Research Institute, Faculty of Medical Sciences Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Academic collaboration :

  •  Nell Foster Ph.D.
     Pedagogical and language advisor
     Tea Project, ULB Langues, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels,   Belgium

Contacts

Next session in 2024-2025

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Training in reference centers

(3-day practice with experts) 

EU :

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Prof. Dr John A. Sayer
Professor of Renal Medicine, Deputy Dean of Clinical Medicine, Translational and Clinical Research Institute, Faculty of Medical Sciences Newcastle University, Central Parkway, NE1 3BZ

 

   

Bruxelles, Belgique : Prof. Dr Agnieszka Pozdzik & Prof. Dr. Thierry Roumeguere
Department of Urology, Hôpital Erasme-Institut Jules Bordet, Hôpital Universitaire de Bruxelles, Faculty of Medicine, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium

 
USA :
 

Dallas, TX, USA : Prof. Dr. Naim Maalouf & Prof Khashayar Sakhaee

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, and Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

 

Rochester, MN, USA: Prof. John Lieske
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA

Présentation

  • Keeping pace with clinical options for the prevention and treatment of kidney stone diseases :
    • Metabolic assessment
    • Lifestyle interventions
    • Pharmacological therapy
    • Technologies
  • Accounting for a patient’s unique biological, psychological, social, financial, educational, and cultural factors.
  • Designing comprehensive therapeutic interventions based on frequent stone- associated diseases and complications.
  • Overcoming structural healthcare barriers that require clinical strategies to fit within a particular

En journée

Duration of the training:

  • 80 hours of online theoretical sessions
  • 20 hours of supervised teaching and discussion of clinical cases
  • 21 hours of practical work (mandatory)

Next session :

  • from October 2024 to May 2025

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Calendrier & inscriptions

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This course is designed to equip clinicians to meet current challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney stone disease, providing practical, evidence-based approaches.

The programme includes modules to address:

  • The diagnosis of different types of kidney stones;
  • How to guide patients in terms of physical activity and medical nutrition;
  • Current options in medication;
  • The design of effective treatment plans;
  • How to optimizing care for people with recurrent kidney stone disease;
  • Assessing and treating cardiovascular, bone and renal complications in kidney stone formers;
  • Addressing low engagement in therapy.

Calendrier & inscriptions

The next session :
  • from October 2024 to May 2025

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Programme

The Clinique de la Lithiase Rénale et Métabolisme Minérale, Hospital Brugmann, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium in collaboration with Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Division of Endocrinology, and Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA has created a University Certificate in Kidney Stone Disease: from diagnosis to treatment (UniverStone). This initiative was unavoidable given the warring increase in the prevalence of the disease and the enormous growth potential of digital learning. The objectives are to offer an in-depth, integrated, multidisciplinary course, drawing on the latest research and recommendations for best-practice in patient care.

The course would cover all of the pathophysiolological, clinical, biological and therapeutic aspects of urinary lithiasis. This certificate is intended for anyone working in the diagnosis and treatment (both curative and preventative) of kidney stones and related renal and extra-renal complications.

Contenu de la formation

  • Module 1 (2 days) 
    Epidemiology, modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors
  • Module 2 (2 days) 
    Lithogenesis, crystalluria, morphoconstitutional classification of   stones, and metabolic assessment of kidney stones formers
  • Module 3 (2 days) 
    Pathophysiology and exploration of calcium oxalate stones
  • Module 4 (2 days) 
    Genetic-related stones (day 1)
    Curative and preventive medical treatment (day 2).
  • Module 5 (2 days) 
    Pathophysiology and exploration of calcium phosphate stones
  • Module 6 (2 days) 
    Uric acid stones, and infection-related kidney stones disease
  • Module 7 (2 days) 
    Radiological diagnosis and urological treatment of lithiasis
  • Modules 8 (1 day) 
    Multiple choice questions (MCQ)
    Presentation of clinical case

Evaluation

A certificate will be delivered to those who have completed the course. 

  • Multiple choice monthly tests: 20%
  • Multiple choice - end of course: 50%
  • Presentation of a clinical case : 30%

Modalité

  • Online Graduate Certificate Program with live streamed (videoconferencing)
  • All sessions will be recorded and made available to participants for online viewing for 60 days after the end of the course
  • Provision of guidelines, recent articles and relevant patient education materials
  • Interactive online Q&A with teachers and advisors
  • Case-based learning during each module