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Catalog 2018-2019 
Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NEURO 300 - Neurology/Neurosurgery

Erik Burton, M.D., Clerkship Director (Neurology)
Christina Notarianni, M.D., Clerkship Director (Neurosurgery)

2 credit hours

This 2 week rotation will give students an exposure to both inpatient and outpatient neurology and neurosurgical patients.  Majority of teaching/learning will occur in the hosptial and ambulatory care setting - at the bedside.  Students will round with both services over the 2 week period, as well as attend clinics and observe in the operating room.  Both faculty attendings and residents in Neurology and Neurosurgery will share the teaching responsibilities.  Teaching sessions are expected to be case-based and interactive iwth minimal formal lectures.  Emphasis will be placed achieving competency in obtaining a neurological history and performing an adequate neurological examination.  Attention will be given to common neurological problems as well as neurological emergencies.  Students will be expected to competently present cases in both written and oral form.  Adequate feedback on performance will be part of the learning experience.