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

ELECT ENERA - Neuroradiology


ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): Eduardo Gonzalez- Toledo, M.D., Ph.D. PHONE: 318.675.6229
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 2 or 4 weeks
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: LSUHSC-Shreveport
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 2 (1 for 2 weeks and 1 for 4 weeks) MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 1
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: All
COURSE CODE: ENERA

.5-1 credit

Primary Goal of Elective:

To familiarize the senior medical student with the subspecialty area of Neuroradiology, including the different imaging modalities available, especially CT and MRI.

 

Specific Objectives for this Elective:

  1. To give the student a basic understanding of the computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MRI) anatomy of the brain and spine.
  2. To give the student an understanding of CT and MRI techniques.
  3. To show CT and MR images of the most common pathologies in neurological and neurosurgical patients.

 

Resources Necessary for Learning:

The daily read out sessions with the radiology resident and the assigned faculty on this service.

 

READING ASSIGNMENTS

 

References:   Osborn AG, Blaser SI, Salzman KL. “Pocket Radiologist.  Brain”. WB Saunders. 2002

 

Assessment:

  1. Professionalism:  Punctual attendance, maturity, and interaction with faculty and residents.
  2. Participation during the read out sessions and when asked questions.

 

Brief Description of Activities:

  1. To attend the Neuroradiology read out sessions from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  2. To attend the daily Radiology noon conferences as well as the monthly  Neuroanatomy/Neuroradiology and Neuropathology/Neuroradiology conferences.
  3. To meet with the elective director, Dr. Gonzalez-Toledo, for dedicated teaching on  anatomy and pathology topics.
  4. To collect at least 10 cases representing the most common pathologies on a CD.

 

 

 

HOURS PER WEEK

CONF      5_  HRS          WARD             HRS        LAB                 HRS        LIBRARY   10   HRS

OR                HRS         CLINIC      20      HRS         LECTURE            HRS      READING  5     HRS

      TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:   40_    

All

Pass/Fail