ELECT ENEAU - Adult Neurology
ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): Erik Burton, M.D. PHONE: 318.675.7760
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 4 Weeks
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: LSU Health Sciences Center and/or VAMC
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 2 MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: NA
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: All, by arrangement
COURSE CODE: ENEAU
OBJECTIVES AND/OR GOALS
This is a one month clinical elective on the adult neurology service or special clinical and/or research assignments can be arranged. The clinical rotation includes participation in consult rounds at LSU Health Sciences Center as well as participation in both general and specialty neurology clinics. Special instruction in neurological diagnostic testing can be incorporated into the rotation and this may include: EEG, EEG Telemetry, EMG, sleep studies, carotid ultrasound and evoked response. This rotation will be individually arranged through the Chairman of Neurology (Dr. Robert Schwendimann).
SPECIFIC DUTIES OF SENIOR STUDENTS
See patients under supervision of faculty in clinic and on consultation services. Attend and participate in teaching conferences and rounds. Reading assignments will be given designed to fit the elective. With special arrangements, the student can be involved in a specific research project.
Reading assignments will be given designed to fit the elective content.
HOURS PER WEEK
CONF 5 HRS WARD 10 HRS LAB HRS LIBRARY HRS
OR HRS CLINIC 15 HRS LECTURE HRS READING 10 HRS
TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK: 40
All, by arrangement