Week 5: discussion: renal and digestive system disorders

This week, we discussed digestive and urinary system disorders. Select a topic from your readings, outcomes, objectives, concepts and sub-concepts (below) and present a question that applies to a concept or a disease process, wellness or illness. Submit your question in the following formats: audio, text or webcam. Once your comment has been posted, submit responses to your peers’ questions and comments. Consider the outcomes, objectives and concepts below when formulating your initial question.

Your question and response should explain, illustrate, justify, trace, discuss, compare, contrast, agree or disagree, interpret, evaluate, and summarize.

 Weekly Outcomes & Weekly Objectives

  1. Articulate alterations in structure and function of the renal and digestive systems. (CO 1)
  2. Trace the impact that alterations in the renal and digestive systems have on the body. (CO 2)
  3. Summarize the impact of alterations in the renal and digestive systems on homeostasis. (CO 3)
  4. Understand normal renal and digestive system physiology.
  5. Describe common types of renal disorders: causes, clinical manifestations, diagnostic tests, and treatments.
  6. Compare and contrast common renal conditions: causes, clinical manifestations, diagnostic tests, and treatments.
  7. Apply understanding of alterations in the renal and digestive system across the lifespan to formulate care priorities.
  8. Discuss the renal system’s role in acid-base balance.
  9. Review the renal systems function in fluid and electrolyte homeostasis
  10. Examine responses to aging and its impact on pathophysiologic changes in the renal and digestive systems.
  11. Describe how heredity and genetics influence pathophysiological alterations in the renal and digestive systems.

Main Topics and Concepts & Sub-Concepts with Exemplar

  1. Alterations in the renal and urologic system: elimination
    1. Alterations in the physical structure
    2. Alterations in function
    3. Cancers of the renal and urinary tract systems
    4. Pathophysiologic renal and urologic response to aging
    5. Genetic influences on renal and urologic system pathology
  2. Alterations in the gastrointestinal system: elimination
    1. Alterations in physical structures
    2. Alterations in function
    3. Cancers of the gastrointestinal system
    4. Pathophysiologic gastrointestinal response to aging
    5. Genetic influences on gastrointestinal system pathology
  3. Acid-base imbalance: urinalysis, blood testing
    1. Acute versus chronic conditions
    2. Renal failure
  4. Constipation
  5. Cellular regulation: colon cancer
  6. Fluid imbalances: dialysis
  7. Metabolism: digestion and absorption, liver disease
  8. Elimination: diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, renal calculi
  9. Nutrition: nausea, vomiting, celiac disease
  10. Tissue Integrity: peptic ulcer disease, gastritis
  11. Infection: pyelonephritis, urinary tract infection, hepatitis C
  12. Genetics: polycystic kidney disease, colon polyps


For full credityour initial post should:

-introduce the question

-include 2 scholarly sources (one is an assigned reading, the other is a journal article or credible website)


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