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Catalog 2013-2014 
    
Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ELECT EFAMC - Acting Internship: Family Medicine Ward Team


COURSE DIRECTOR(S): Tammy Baudoin, M.D. PHONE: 318.675.5347
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: University Hospital and Family Medicine Center
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 2 Weeks CONTACT: Melissa Joy Reger
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 1* MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 1
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: Block 2-11
COURSE CODE: EFAMC USMLE Step II Recommended
*Total 2 students Elec/Selec

.5 credit

NOTE: THIS ELECTIVE MAY NOT BE DROPPED WITHIN 2 MONTHS OF THE STARTING DATE. OBJECTIVES AND/OR GOALS

Goals:

 Familiarity with scope of in-patient medicine commonly managed by family medicine faculty and house officers at

LSU Hospital.

 Added knowledge and competence with respect to patients managed by the family medicine ward team.

 Familiarity with inpatient and outpatient procedures done in family medicine.

 Sense of having been part of the family medicine house officer corps.

 

Objectives: TSW

 describe types of patients/diseases managed by in-patient service.

 directly manage assigned patients care under supervision of faculty and house staff.

 Observe a beginning house officer of the family medicine service and discuss officer duties with regard to assigned patients/diseases.

 present assigned patients history, physical examination, assessment, and plan of management to the attending physician.

 Develop and demonstrate a plan to the attending physician a basic level pathophysiology and natural history of assigned patientsdiseases.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES OF SENIOR STUDENTS

 Assisting family medicine ward team in the care of assigned patients.

 Accompanying members of the ward team as they evaluate patients in clinics and emergency rooms.

 Completing a study of the diseases of assigned patients.

 Attending conferences, journal club, and social get-togethers.

 

READING ASSIGNMENTS - These will be identified as an integral part of patient management.

 

Visiting Students: Only visiting students from U.S., Canadian, and Caribbean universities will be considered. Students must present a CA along with documentation of passing scores of 80 or above on initial attempts of Step 1 and Step 2 CK/CS to be considered. Students must submit all documentation with the application.

 

Blocks 2-11

Pass/Fail