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  • MED 7501 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    Please make sure to update your contact information 6 weeks prior to the rotation start date Your University email address is the official means of communication at the medical school and you are responsible for any information sent to you via email Course Website http www dom umn edu education internal medicine clerkship Description This course is designed to complete the required 12 weeks of experience in internal medicine begun in Medicine 7 500 Medicine 7501 is a sub intership in which students take direct responsibility for patient care Therapeutic decision making and care planning are emphasized Students will be part of a patient care team and assume responsibility for the evaluation and care of three new patients per week Acute care tutorials with learning objectives and suggested readings are an important part of the course Self directed learning tools are available Competencies and Objectives This course provides further opportunity for the student to expand on the skills and knowledge learned in the general medical setting of Med 7 500 It provides the opportunity for the student to participate in ongoing management of patients The student will improve skills to communicate with patients families and health care personnel perform medical histories and physical exams identify and prioritize patient problems develop a reasoned differential diagnosis and appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic management plan using principles of evidence based medicine present the patient s case story and monitor and report on the patient s progress See Medicine s website for a more detailed description of objectives www dom umn edu Student Assessment At mid rotation formal feedback sessions with the resident and attending are expected following student self assessment At the course end attending physicians and residents will provide written assessments of student performance A written and clinical examination will be given during

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  • OBST 7500 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    clinical course in Ob Gyn for Years Three and Four medical students consisting of a six week experience in obstetrics and gynecology All students will meet weekly for Problem Based Learning sessions addressing clinical aspects involved in common obstetric and gynecological problems Students will participate in clinical procedures deliveries and surgical operations Access to learning about elective termination of pregnancy procedures is available at Regions Hospital Other sites are available and need to be arranged with the Course director and clerkship coordinator during your rotation Students will be expected to take night and weekend call approximately every fourth night Competencies and Objectives This course will introduce the student to the practice of obstetrics and gynecology and care of the female patient Graded responsibility will be assigned so that by the end of the externship the student will be familiar with The management and delivery of normal pregnancies The complete gynecologic examination and work up and Common obstetric and gynecologic problems Student Assessment At mid rotation formal feedback sessions with the resident and attending staff are required Final grading will be based on assessment by the attending Ob Gyn faculty at each hospital on participation in Problem Based Learning sessions on National Board of Medical Examiners Shelf Exam in OB Gyn Requirements for Passing the Clerkship See department website See Also What Constitutes a Failing Grade in Years 3 and 4 Patient Clinical Procedures Required Text Obstetrics and Gynecology 4th edition Authors Beckman Ling Barzansky Bates Herbert Laube Smith Williams and Wiliness 2002 Special Instructions Not all sites offered every period Students must contact OB GYN Education Office for more information RPAP students have first priority for Duluth in Periods 1 3 For more information on the Duluth site contact Paula Guisfredi 218 726 7034 pguisfre d umn edu The content

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  • PED 7501 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    and in clinics Teaching rounds and conferences will review work ups discuss problems and evaluate progress Required textbook Rudolph s Fundamentals of Pediatrics Rudolph A Kamer R K Lange Medical Publishers Competencies and Objectives To enable the student to learn a body of medical information about infants children and adolescents which will provide a foundation for their medical careers foster the development of sound professional attitudes including integrity a commitment to patients families the ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing and to stimulate a commitment to continuing education observe skillfully and analyze the behavior of children and their families and develop differential diagnoses and clinical decision making based on accurate history and physical examination The student will be able to communicate effectively and empathetically with children and their families regardless of ethnic or socioeconomic backgrounds utilize effective interviewing techniques necessary for obtaining an organized and complete pediatric history conduct and record a thorough and accurate physical examination develop accurate and complete problem lists assessments and plans use information obtained from clinical sources history physical laboratory and chart and pediatric literature to make clinical decisions perform various common pediatric procedures under supervision of resident and staff monitor effectively and efficiently the hospitalized patient under supervision of resident and attending physician present his her patient during rounds or case conferences in an efficient organized and thorough manner appreciate the importance of psychosocial and environmental influences on children and their families demonstrate the importance of effective cooperation between physicians nurses and other professionals and consistently show appropriate professional appearance and conduct and develop an understanding of the pathophysiology of common pediatric diseases Student Assessment Students will be evaluated on their achievement of course objectives by Pediatric faculty residents and medical fellow specialists A departmental committee assigns the final

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  • ADPY 7500 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    a complete psychiatric history from psychiatric and medical patients and will be able to amplify or confirm the patient s history by information from relatives and or social agencies The student will be able to perform a physical examination emphasizing aspects pertinent to the psychiatric evaluation and a mental status examination sufficiently comprehensive to detect at a minimum disorders of orientation thinking mood and cognition The student will learn the applications and limitations in psychiatric practice of major diagnostic tests and procedures including laboratory tests neuroimaging tests psychometrics and electroencephalography The student will be able to recognize psychiatric emergencies e g suicidal violent or delirious patients withdrawal symptoms and be familiar with their management In particular the student will develop a repertoire of questions and interpretive skills sufficient to permit estimation of the likelihood of suicide and methods of safeguarding against it The student will learn the principles of giving and receiving consultation from other physicians and to cooperate with social service agencies The student will learn the basic processes of judicial commitment in Minnesota and other basic forensic issues The student will learn to effectively utilize the processes of patient education reassurance and support The student will learn indications for and gain some familiarity with other psychological interventions The student will be able to describe the clinical presentations course and prognosis of the following disorders with special emphasis on findings discriminating among them Affective disorders Anxiety disorders Organic mental disorders especially delirium and dementia Personality disorders especially antisocial personality Somatoform disorders Schizophrenic disorders Substance use disorders The student will become familiar with somatic treatments Common pharmacologic treatments including indications contraindications and side effects of antianxiety agents antidepressants antipsychotics and sedative hypnotics Electroconvulsive treatment indications and effects The student will become familiar with common psychiatric disorders in the aged The

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  • SURG 7500 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    treatment strategies used to treat patients with vascular disease Order appropriate labs and diagnostic studies Interpret results from above studies Demonstrate ABI Ankle Brachial Index exam Pediatric Surgery Identify child with surgical issue Justify labs and studies based on surgical problem Identify difference between gastroschisis and omphalacele List signs and symptoms of emergency surgical conditions Perform thorough abdominal exam on a child Observe repair of one congenital anomaly Observe an inguinal hernia repair Student Assessment Evaluation of performance will be based on Clinical performance 50 points effectiveness in relating to patients rounds attendance willingness and cooperation quality of history and physical exams organization of patient care conscientiousness in following patients technical ward skills skills card documentation required depth of scientific knowledge clinical judgments demeanor and appearance Oral exam 20 points Written National Board of Medical Examiners examination 25 points and Attendance at lectures and Grand Rounds Conference 5 points Requirements for Passing the Clerkship SURG 7500 Grading Policies pdf See Also What Constitutes a Failing Grade in Years 3 and 4 Patient Clinical Procedures Sites Hennepin County Medical Center HC Students will have an opportunity to participate in the care of a wide range of general surgical problems in a tertiary care county hospital with a Level I Trauma Center and a Level 1 Burn Center Students are assigned to one of the four general surgery trauma services The four services rotate calls every fourth day and the students are required to take in house call with their assigned team The students are considered an integral part of the team are assigned patients and actively participate in the surgery outpatient clinic perform patient workups and gain experience in all aspects of pre intra and post operative care The students participate in student lectures and surgical skills laboratory at the U of MN Report to the Surgery Office 3rd Floor North Block at HCMC on the first day of the rotation at 9 00 AM Parking is provided and students can park in the 8th and Chicago Ramp the first day of the rotation by taking a ticket when entering Limit of four students per period General Surgery Faculty Drs VanCamp Ney Odland Zera and Jacobs Site Director Dr Joan VanCamp 612 873 2810 Contact person Phyllis Squiers 612 873 2849 phyllis squiers hcmed org Children s Health Care Minneapolis MC Pediatric Surgery Mornings are usually spent in surgery afternoons the office A kaleidoscope of pediatric surgical experience is available emergency in the newborn electives in infants and children appendicitis tumor and trauma Dr Roback and staff Limit two students per rotation Site Director Dr Steven Muehlsdt 612 813 8008 Contact person Janet Rose 612 813 8022 Methodist Hospital MT Students have the opportunity to participate in the care of patients selected from a private surgical practice Patients are assigned to maximize exposure to a wide variety of both acute and elective surgical problems Students have the opportunity to do work ups histories and physicals They may assist in surgery on

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  • NEUR 7510 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    examinations on neurological patients and will be able to localize and describe the clinical profiles of common neurological disorders The student will be able to describe and discuss the value limitations indications and contraindications of common diagnostic procedures including LP EEG EMG and neuroimaging techniques The student will be able to correlate data obtained from the history general physical examination neurological examination laboratory and specialized diagnostic procedures to develop a clinical diagnosis differential diagnosis and management plan The formulation will be presented orally and in written form The student will be able to identify and characterize assess and especially for chronic problems plan integrated long term management for the following common neurologic presentations spine or limb pain stroke syndromes seizures Parkinsonism and movement disorders weakness headaches abnormalities of mental behavior and dizziness The student will be able to identify assess and formulate management plans for neurological emergencies such as coma status epilepticus meningitis neuromuscular respiratory failure spinal cord compression and increased intracranial pressure The student will learn to recognize situations appropriate for neurologic consultation to determine the urgency of the consultation and to define the role of the consultant From Gelb DJ Gunderson CH Henry KA Kirshner HS Jozefowicz RF The Neurology Clerkship Core Curriculum Neurology 2002 58 849 852 Student Assessment Final grades are prepared centrally by the course coordinator Student grades will be based on Clinical performance 60 National Board of Medical Examiners examination shelf exam 40 Patient Clinical Procedures Required clinical experiences During the four weeks of the clerkship students will see patients in both ambulatory and inpatient settings All students will be exposed to and instructed in the diagnosis and management of the following clinical problems Headache Stroke Dementia Encephalopathy Myelopathy Movement disorders parkinsonism tremor abnormal involuntary movement Seizure Coma Students are also required to observe

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  • NSU 7200 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    Contact Rachel Radman radma008 umn edu 612 624 0912 Report First Day Course Website Description Introductory Video During the course the student will evaluate patients in the outpatient clinic Students will learn about basic disease processes and are encouraged to spend time in the operating room observing neurosurgical procedures Medical students will also participate in daily teaching rounds and should attend most regularly scheduled conferences held within the department The Duluth site offers an experience in community neurosurgery with time spent in the emergency room inpatient setting and office practice Competencies and Objectives This course should provide students with an exposure to the basic neurosurgical diseases that they may encounter in any medical field Recognition of these problems will allow future appropriate referral of these patients In addition students will gain an exposure to the management of neurosurgical problems and emergencies an exposure to the diagnosis of neurosurgical disease processes an appreciation for the technical requirements of performing neurosurgery and an appreciation of neurosurgery as a career Student Assessment Students are evaluated by observing their performance in the outpatient clinic on clinical rounds and in teaching conferences A passing grade requires participation in conferences and assigned clinical activities Grading for the rotation is pass fail Requirements for Passing the Clerkship See Also What Constitutes a Failing Grade in Years 3 and 4 Patient Clinical Procedures Special Instructions To request the Duluth site contact the UMD Department of Family Medicine 10 University Drive Duluth MN 55812 218 726 7916 at least one month prior to quarterly cancel add deadline The content editor for this page is Abbe Holmgren clsched umn edu 612 626 4281 What s Inside About MedEd About Us Offices Programs Staff Directory For TC Students DU Students Alumni Staff Faculty Offices Programs Admissions Curriculum Devel Financial Aid Governance

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  • ORSU 7200 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    patients Competencies and Objectives The purpose of this course is to provide an opportunity for students to evaluate and treat common orthopedic problems encountered in ambulatory patients Upon completion of this course the student should be able to do the following Perform an adequate orthop a edic history and physical examination of the musculoskeletal system including assessment of joint motion and grading of muscle strength of the major muscle groups of the extremities Use of proper terminology to describe signs symptoms and treatment of common injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system Develop a differential diagnosis of common orthop a edic conditions and outline a treatment plan to establish the proper diagnosis description of physical findings and inclusion of pertinent laboratory x ray and special studies Be familiar with the application of splints and casts for common extremity injuries Student Assessment This is a Pass Fail Course Evaluations will be generated through E Value and a written exam will be given at the end of the rotation after books and logs have been turned in The questions on the examination will be entirely based upon the required readings as outlined below Students taking a 2 week course will have an examination consisting of 30 multiple choice questions Students taking a 4 week rotation will have an examination consisting of 50 multiple choice questions Requirements for Passing the Clerkship See Also What Constitutes a Failing Grade in Years 3 and 4 Patient Clinical Procedures Requirements Each student will be expected to learn the objectives as outlined in the course description Depending on the student s selected rotation he or she may be required to perform additional activities such as training room coverage or event coverage The student will be expected to attend the conferences that are currently active in the residency

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