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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2016-2017

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

1 credit

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

 

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

Pass/Fail