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Interactive Health Education Tools from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Learn about Kidney and Urologic Diseases Using Interactive Tools

Vodcasts/Video

Videos

National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP)

Learn More About Kidney Diseases!

Resource center videos include the following sections:

  • Chronic Kidney Disease and risk
  • Testing and diagnosis covers topics such as kidney disease symptoms and testing
  • Treatment sections covers topics related to kidney disease treatment such as medications and other lifestyle changes
  • Dialysis and Transplantation sections covers topics related to treatment options and AV fistula placement
  • En Español videos on kidney diseases

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Pre-recorded webcasts of surgical procedures from the NLM. These webcasts are of actual operations performed at medical centers in the United States since January 2004. The videos last 1 hour. Please note that you cannot send questions by email, because you are not seeing these videos live, though the webcast may say you can. (Full library of surgical videos from the NLM)

The videos are in Flash format. You will need Flash Player to view the programs. You can download Flash Player for free at www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer leaving site icon.


Kidneys and Urinary System

Vodcasts

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Digital recordings made available for downloading to a personal video player or computer. Vodcasting, also called video podcasting, adds video to the downloadable sound files to which podcast listeners are accustomed. After downloading and saving a vodcast, users can choose when and where they want to watch the video. Information about system requirements and a full listing of current and archived vodcasts can be accessed through NIH Vodcast.

Videocasting

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Videos of special NIH events, seminars, and lectures available to viewers through the NIH network and the VideoCast website. More information about system requirements and upcoming and past events can be accessed through NIH VideoCasting.

Audio

Podcasts

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Digital recordings of NIH Research Radio broadcasts available for downloading to a personal audio player or a computer. NIH Research Radio provides the latest information about NIH research findings, highlights of press conferences, and health campaigns in 20- to 30-minute radio broadcasts every 2 weeks. Listed below are segments from the radio programs that relate to kidney and urologic diseases. Information about system requirements and a full listing of current and archived podcasts can be accessed through NIH Podcast.

Streaming Audio

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Audio files that may be played from your desktop. RealPlayer click to view disclaimer page is required to listen to these streams. If you do not have RealPlayer, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you listen to the presentation. You can download the RealPlayer media player at www.real.com click to view disclaimer page. These audio files are from NIH Research Radio.

Tutorials

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Interactive slideshows designed to educate patients about different diseases and medical procedures. (Full list of interactive health tutorials from the NLM)

Diseases and Conditions

Tests and Diagnostic Procedures

Surgery and Treatment Procedures

Prevention and Wellness Tools

Interactive resources that will help you to properly monitor your health through diet and exercise and stay healthy.

MedlinePlus (NLM)

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Curriculum

A variety of lesson plans, educational materials, and classroom activities for teachers and students to reference.

National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP)

Nephrology Consult Letter Template (for health care professionals)

Educate Your Patients: Kidney Disease Education Lesson Builder

This lesson builder helps educators create and implement lesson plans for counseling patients with CKD about managing their disease and preparing for renal replacement therapy (RRT). It also helps health professionals find patient education content and resources based on CKD topic.

Office of Science Education

Coordinates science education activities at the NIH and develops and sponsors science education programs. These programs serve elementary, secondary, and college students; teachers; and the public. For a complete list of curriculum, access Lesson Plans and Supplemental Curricula.


National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)


The National Eye Institute (NEI)


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Page last updated May 7, 2014


 

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