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  • LAMP 7181 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    studies may include cytochemistry immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry The results of ancillary studies including cytogenetics fluorescent in situ hybridization and polymerase chain reaction may be evaluated before reaching a final diagnosis There are weekly multidisciplinary and unknown teaching conferences Competencies and Objectives The student will become acquainted with the various complimentary modalities used to distinguish between reactive etiologies and malignant neoplasms and learn how to classify the more common types of leukemias and lymphomas Student Assessment The course grade is based on the staff s appraisal of the student s ability to recognize and describe the more common types of hematolymphoid disorders both reactive and neoplastic The student is required to select a topic in hematophathology review the medical literature and present a 45 minute seminar to the residents fellows and faculty Special Instructions At least one month prior to beginning the elective students must have prior approval of the course director 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 Structure MEDS Minority Affairs Policies Program

    Original URL path: https://www.meded.umn.edu/clerkships/LAMP_7181.php (2014-11-22)
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  • LAMP 7184 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    typing identification of unexpected antibodies evaluation of transfusion reactions and compatibility testing The student will follow patients receiving transfusions evaluate appropriateness of component therapy and assist in daily consultation about transfusion problems The student will assist in taking care of patients needing plasma exchanges red cell exchanges and photopheresis The student will assist in supervising stem cell collections and infusions Competencies and Objectives This course teaches basic clinical and laboratory transfusion medicine The student will demonstrate knowledge of composition of and indications for transfusion of various blood components basic laboratory techniques used to evaluate blood transfusion compatibility and reactions current clinical education for appropriate transfusion of red cells platelets and plasma basic and advanced use of therapeutic apheresis to treat disease plasma exchange red cell exchange leukapheresis photopheresis Student Assessment A grade of Outstanding will be given to students who demonstrate unusual ability to identify the pertinent features of the patient s clinical course and synthesize these laboratory findings to plan a course of clinical management for the patient 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

    Original URL path: https://www.meded.umn.edu/clerkships/LAMP_7184.php (2014-11-22)
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  • LAMP 7186 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    work directly with several staff members who will provide suggestions for projects independent readings and discussion cases The importance of quality assurance appropriate laboratory utilization and the role of the clinical pathologist serving as a consultant will be emphasized Opportunities to work on special projects are available Goals and Objectives This course builds appreciation of the correlation between clinical presentations and laboratory results from the perspective of a busy general hospital clinical laboratory Following the rotation the student should be able to discuss the clinical significance of laboratory test results including chemistry hematology coagulation microbiology blood bank immunology toxicology cytogenetics involving sensitivity specificity reference ranges and sources of false positives and negatives suggest clinical pathways and or testing algorithm for disease specific workups understand the evolving role of molecular biology in diagnostic laboratory medicine understand the role of forensic laboratory medicine testing regarding drug screening and medical examiner pathology understand the changing local state and federal guidelines that regulate clinical laboratory testing and understand the role of point of care testing at the bedside Evaluation Evaluation is based on performance and involvement including formal presentations to medical and house staff Special Instructions At least one month prior to beginning elective

    Original URL path: https://www.meded.umn.edu/clerkships/LAMP_7186.php (2014-11-22)
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  • LAMP 7187 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    and 4th year medical students who are faced with the challenge of bringing the extensive diagnostic capabilities of the clinical laboratory to bear on specific clinical problems With a strongly case oriented clinical approach we will review the pathophysiology of common diseases as it relates to interpretation of laboratory testing indicate the correct ordering strategies for laboratory tests and discuss the interpretation of laboratory results Areas that we will focus on include cardiac renal hepatic and endocrine testing therapeutic drug monitoring clinical hematology including coagulation infectious diseases transfusion medicine and molecular and cytogenetics This course is highly recommended for students who intend to pursue careers in primary care who will be ordering laboratory tests as a routine part of their practice Those who plan a career in specialties such as surgery anesthesiology and psychiatry will also find this course very useful Previous students have reported that this course is an excellent and broad review in preparation for the USMLE exams The format of the course will be lectures and discussions in the mornings with individual study in the afternoons Each student will be asked to give a 30 40 minute Powerpoint presentation on a selected topic We will visit the clinical laboratories to see how laboratory testing is performed but there are no laboratory practical sessions For questions please call the course director Competencies and Objectives To acquaint the student with various aspects of laboratory tests proper choice selection of laboratory tests minimal number of tests required for diagnosis interpretation of test results awareness of the pitfalls in interpreting certain test results and knowledge of cost factors in ordering test profiles Awareness of the steps and time to produce a laboratory result Student Assessment Examination utilizing multiple choice and matching questions The content editor for this page is Abbe Holmgren

    Original URL path: https://www.meded.umn.edu/clerkships/LAMP_7187.php (2014-11-22)
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  • LAMP 7195 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    be available depending on student s background interests and training Students will work on a project under the supervision of faculty and or fellows in the Institute of Health Informatics The specific project will depend on mentor availability and the student s background interests and experience Sample projects have included computer assisted education for medical students or patients computer based medical decision support systems creation of clinical database management systems statistical analysis of data from clinical records interface design for electronic health record EHR systems Competencies and Objectives At completion of course the student should be able to Understand the breadth of discipline of clinical informatics from current literature Identify informatics related areas of personal interest and relevance Plan carry out evaluate and write up an informatics research project Appreciate problems occurring during after implementation of clinical computer applications Investigate avenues for possible dissemination of project Discuss how project can contribute to informatics research education practice Student Assessment Students are evaluated on their ability to carry out an independent project and write a report on their accomplishments An assessment of Honors requires an outstanding project and report which may be difficult to achieve in a three week rotation Special Instructions At least one month prior to beginning rotation students must contact Dr Gatewood in order to arrange the project Students are expected to have previous experience using computers for word processing spreadsheet analytics database management bibliographic searching e mail and other similar applications Other computer backgrounds may support a more involved project and possible publication of the results 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

    Original URL path: https://www.meded.umn.edu/clerkships/LAMP_7195.php (2014-11-22)
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  • LAMP 7400 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    disciplines of transfusion medicine microbiology chemistry and hematology This exposure will include spending time with both the medical directors and supervisors of each section Instruction will be a combination of directed self study case based didactic and hands on Student will gain an appreciation for laboratory medicine s role in ongoing patient care This will be followed by exposure to the anatomic pathology disciplines of surgical pathology autopsy pathology and cytology Students will follow cases through from removal of tissue in the operating room or clinic to final disposition with issuance of a surgical pathology report Gross pathology techniques will be explored and performed Time will be spent in the histology lab learning the basics of tissue processing and slide preparation Students will be encouraged to read about select cases and will independently spend time with slides prior to review discussion and sign out of cases with a pathologist Students will assist in all autopsies performed while on rotation Student will be expected to attend all teaching conferences occurring in the hospital to include the Tuesday morning tumor board Thursday breast conference Friday morning and noon clinical conferences and all inter departmental clinical pathologic correlation conferences Competencies and Objectives Describe the day to day practice of laboratory medicine and how it impacts and interacts with other medical disciplines Understand the many roles of a community hospital based pathologist Gain a more in depth understanding and recognition of the gross and microscopic manifestations of disease processes Student Assessment Students will be evaluated by pathologists and clinical laboratory supervisors Evaluation will be based on attendance attentiveness general knowledge of pathology and quality of case review preparation 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

    Original URL path: https://www.meded.umn.edu/clerkships/LAMP_7400.php (2014-11-22)
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  • MED 7505 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    continuously being made This course permits the student to participate in the process and better understand its limitations The main objective of this elective is to provide a clinical or laboratory research experience guided by a faculty mentor Studies regarding host defenses viral infections mechanisms of pathogenicity infection control antibiotic management and epidemiology including Global Medicine are available Competencies and Objectives This elective provides an opportunity for interested students to pursue a clinical laboratory or epidemiological problem related to infectious diseases This experience should be useful throughout the student s future career as it will foster critical thinking The objectives of the course are to assist the student in selecting an appropriate problem to be pursued in depth to provide guidance in the planning of the study the first two objectives should be initiated at least 2 months before the course begins and to provide the opportunity for the student to participate in primary data gathering and analysis Student Assessment Special Instructions Students should consult the course director at least 2 months prior to the starting date of this research elective and begin planning prior to the start of the course accomplishing the first two objectives above The content editor

    Original URL path: https://www.meded.umn.edu/clerkships/MED_7505.php (2014-11-22)
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  • MED 7511 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    are no prerequisites other than interest in the project Competencies and Objectives Student Assessment Students will be graded by their preceptor on the basis of their performance in the laboratory 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

    Original URL path: https://www.meded.umn.edu/clerkships/MED_7511.php (2014-11-22)
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