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Catalog 2016-2017
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2016-2017

SELECT SOIMP - Outpatient Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Elective


ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): Lauren Beal, M.D. emitch1@lsuhsc.edu PHONE: 318-675-5915, Room 6-328
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 4 Weeks
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: University Health and Willis Knighton Bossier
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 1 MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 1
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: All
COURSE CODE: SOIMP

1 credit

Goals:  To provide a comprehensive experience in caring for and managing adult and pediatric patients in an ambulatory setting (both community and university-based)

 

 

Objectives: 

  1. Students will complete and document in EMR the history and physical exam of each patient assigned to them in the clinic as well as list all problem lists and treatment plans
  2. Students will perform an H&P on each new patient assigned to them and present the information to their attending.
  3. Students will attend Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Continuity clinic at University Health one half day per week.
  4. Students will attend the weekly conferences with the Med/Peds residents including Med/Peds Grand Rounds.

 

Attendance:

Students must be present every weekday.  Students are allowed two excused absences for interviews during the four week rotation.  The excused absence must be approved by the attending physician.  Any additional absences must be approved by the attending physician and 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 Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine and Nelson’s Textbook of Pediatrics and specialty texts to achieve a basic understanding of their patients’ diseases and their practical management.  The resources of the residents, and attending physicians should be used routinely to supplement the student’s reading, as well as recourse to journal articles and internet resources as needed.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES OF SENIOR STUDENTS:

Students will spend 20 hours per week at Willis Knighton Bossier, 8 hours per week at University Health Med/Peds Continuity Clinic, 8 hours per week individualized learning,

Monday:  8-5 WKB

Tuesday 8-5 WKB

Wednesday 8-12 WKB or UH Med Peds Clinic

Wednesday 1-5 UH MedPeds Clinic

Thursday 8-5 WKB

Friday 8-12 WKB

Friday 1-5 self study

 

Evaluation:  Students will receive an informal 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 four week rotation

 

 

HOURS PER WEEK

CONF         HRS          WARD            HRS        LAB                    HRS      LIBRARY       HRS

OR                  HRS         CLINIC   35         HRS        LECTURE                  HRS          READING   4 HRS

TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:           40   

ALL

Pass/Fail