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

ELECT ENSRS - Neurosurgery Research Elective


ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): Anil Nanda, M. D. / Christina Notarianni, M. D.
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 4 Weeks
ADMINISTRATIVE CONTACT: LaToya Hemphill
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: LSUHSC, Willis Knighton, Christus Schumpert Hospitals
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 2
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: ALL
COURSE NUMBER: ENSRS
MUST HAVE PRIOR CONSENT TO SCHEDULE - Information is outlined in Moodle

1 credit

Objectives and Goals:

 

The student will conduct an approved research project under the direction of neurosurgery faculty.

  • The student will learn how to complete IRB approval and assist in IRB approval for their project
  • The student will learn how to collect and maintain data for evaluation
  • The student will understand basic statistical analysis of their data under the supervision of departmental faculty
  • The student will learn how to write a medical research paper.He/She will be expected to produce an abstract and manuscript for faculty approval on their project
  • If  the research is an ongoing project or uncompleted at the end of the elective, the student will be present a powerpoint presentation of their current data and the goals of the completion of the study during one of the weekly case conferences.

 

 

Reading Assignments

                Will be directed under the supervision of the faculty advisor

 

Grading

                A final evaluation will be based on participation in the project, punctuality, maturity, and production of a manuscript at the end of the elective. 

 

 

 

 

HOURS PER WEEK

CONF                     HRS      WARD                   HRS        LAB                          HRS      LIBRARY                     HRS

OR                  HRS                  CLINIC                    HRS        LECTURE                  HRS     READING                     HRS

TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:        40      

All

Pass/Fail