SELECT SCNEU - Community Based Medicine
ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): Erik Burton, M.D.
ELECTIVE COORDINATOR: Megan Davenport Phone: 318-675-5281
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 4 weeks
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: Highland Clinic and VA
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 1 MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: NA
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: All
COURSE CODE: SCNEU
PRIMARY GOALS OF SELECTIVE
Student will work with physicians in practice in the community.
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: (The Student will)
1. Independently evaluate some patients and discuss them with mentor.
2. Be exposed to principles of office management and medical economics.
3. Learn documentation requirements and exposure to effects of social, cultural, and societal problems.
RESOURCES FOR LEARNING
Texts: Student will be provided with the necessary texts.
Workshops: Friday grand rounds and noon conferences
Hands-on Experience: Student will learn to rapidly assess extent of evaluation required for patient care.
Computer-assisted instruction: Assistance will be on as needed basis
Directed readings: Will be assigned by mentor
Self-Directed learning: understand the importance of developing life-long self directed learning skills
Meghan Harris, MD
1455 E. Bert Kouns Ind. Loop
PO Box 51455
Shreveport, LA 71105
Ph: 318-798-4458 Fax: 318-798-4474
EVALUATION (GRADE WILL BE BASED ON)
Student will receive a passing grade if they demonstrate increasing proficiency in the above objectives. This will be evaluated by their mentor’s feedback throughout the month to further improve any deficiencies which may occur. They will be expected to demonstrate a professional demeanor and wear appropriate attire for the clinic. Their attendance at conferences and clinics will be carefully monitored and all absences must be pre-approved. Punctuality will be mandatory for a passing grade.
These will include conferences, lectures, the ward service and the clinic.