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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
   
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2016-2017

SELECT SIMDA - Inpatient Acting Internship-Clinical Oncology


DIRECTOR FOURTH YEAR DEPARTMENT COURSES: Lauren Beal, M.D.
SELECTIVE CATEGORY: Inpatient Acting Internship
SELECTIVE DIRECTORS: Gary V. Burton, M.D., gburto@lsuhsc.edu
ADMINISTRATIVE CONTACT: M’Liss Sella, msella@lsuhsc.edu PHONE: 675.5915, Room 6-328
LOCATION: LSU Hospital - Shreveport
NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER 4 WEEK BLOCK: 1 NON-LSUHSC STUDENTS ALLOWED: No
SELECTIVE AVAILABLE DURING BLOCKS: All
COURSE CODE: SIMDA

1 credit

 

 

 

Primary Goals of Selective:

To provide a comprehensive experience in caring for and managing patients with cancer hematological disorders in the inpatient setting. 

 

Specific Objectives:

1.        Students will complete and document in Epic the history and physical exam of each patient assigned to them on the Hematology/Oncology Subspecialty Wards as well as all patient orders and daily progress notes.

2.        Students will perform an H&P on each new patient assigned to them and present the information to their attending.

3.        Students will read about the conditions pertaining to their patients and present a fifteen minute didactic talk twice a week to  to the attending physician and the Hematology/Oncology ward team about the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment plans.

4.        Students will attend the weekly Hematology/Oncology grand rounds and the weekly Clinical Management Conference

5.        Students will be present and round with their team every week day and one weekend day each week.

 

Attendance:

Students must be present every weekday and one weekend day each week.  Students are allowed two excused absences during the four week rotation for interviews.  These excused absences must be approved by the attending physician.  Any additional absences must be approved by the attending physician and the course director and must be made up before the semester is completed.  Documentation of such interviews must be provided to the course director.  Students will receive an incomplete until such absences have been made up.  Make-up days are at the discretion of the course director.

 

Resources for Learning:

 

The  student  is  expected to  use  general reference material such  as  the  Washington  Manual of  Therapeutics and  Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine as well as specialty texts to achieve a basic understanding of their patients diseases and their practical management. The resources of the ward team resident, attending physician, Pharm. D., dietician, and consulting physicians should be used routinely to supplement the students reading, as well as recourse to journal articles and internet resources as needed.

Participating Faculty:  Course Director, Hematology/Oncology Ward Team Attending Physician and Fellows

Texts: Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine and Hematology/Oncology texts as assigned by Hematology/Oncology faculty

Hands-on Experience:  Supervised evaluation and management of patients with cancer or hematological disorders in the inpatient setting

Self-Directed Learning:  Focused review of topics directly related to the management of patients seen using the library and online resources.

Evaluation:

 

Students will receive a formative evaluation from the attending physician at the end of the first two weeks of the rotation.   Students will receive a summative evaluation by the attending physician at the end of the rotation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All

Pass/Fail