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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2016-2017

NEURO 300 - Neurology/Neurosurgery


Robert Schwendimann, 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.