Nephrology is a specialty of internal medicine that focuses on the diseases of the kidneys. An estimated 1.7 million (10%) Australian adults aged 18 years and over had biomedical signs of chronic kidney disease (CKD) (Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2011–12 Australian Health Survey).
Anatomy of the Kidney
Physiology of the Kidney
Common Renal Diseases
Common treatments and medications
Health professionals involved
Important medical terminology (including Latin and Greek Root words)
Interpreters at all levels of knowledge of clinical medicine who are interested in gaining basic understanding of the Nephrology System
Interpreters who are preparing for the NAATI Certified Specialist Health Interpreter (CSHI) Test
Interpreters who are pursuing to become a healthcare interpreter
Dr Bee Yen Ooi (MBBS)
Dr Bee Yen Ooi graduated with a MBBS from Peking University Health Science Centre in 2007 and has successfully passed Medical Qualifying Exams in China, Malaysia and Australia. Dr Bee Yen is a registered Medical Doctor with Ministry of Health, Malaysia since 2009 and is eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia. With more than 10 years of clinical experience she has a special interest in diagnostic radiology and teaching.
The anatomy of the urinary system
How the urinary system works
Common Kidney Diseases
The names and utility of common investigations, medications and health professionals in relation to the nephrology
Easy ways to remember relevant medical terminology in the nephrology
Provide high quality and professional interpreting of complex and specialised spoken language from the health domain
Understand, remember and recall relevant medical terminology efficiently
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