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  • MED 7528 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    on the ward by 8 30 a m Description The student will be given initial responsibility for proposing diagnosis and treatment plans for patients with hematologic illness Consultations for hospitalized patients plus new and return outpatients will be seen in the hematology clinic Weekly hematology teaching conferences are held Blood and bone marrow morphology teaching sessions and seminars on clinical aspects of coagulation will be included Either Wintrobe s Clinical Hematology 8th edition Williams Hematology 4th edition or Hoffman s Hematology 3rd edition would be a valuable reference for this course Competencies and Objectives This elective reviews for the student the fundamentals of hematologic diagnosis and treatment including anemias disorders of coagulation hematologic malignancies and diseases of autoimmunity The course will acquaint the student with the clinical and research aspects of hematology and aid in acquisition of skills in history taking and physical examination of the patient with hematologic disease gaining familiarity with peripheral blood and bone marrow morphology gaining familiarity with specific laboratory tests used to evaluate anemia bleeding and clotting disorders hematologic malignancies and certain diseases of autoimmunity formulating a differential diagnosis and treatment plan Student Assessment Based on regular attendance at rounds conferences and clinics ability to obtain a base of information by history physical examination and appropriate laboratory studies sufficient to establish a diagnosis understanding the principles of the commonly employed laboratory studies their proper utilization interpretation and limitations and participation in hematology grand rounds and conferences and or library research into a problem in hematology 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 Evaluation All

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  • MED 7530 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    expected to review the subject area of the project interpret relevant literature plan and carry out experiments interpret these experiments and prepare a written report of the project Competencies and Objectives This course introduces students to the approaches methodology and techniques of cardiovascular investigation Students will gain a first hand laboratory experience in cardiology The students will learn the approaches and methodology of cardiovascular investigation as applied to a specific research topic Student Assessment The grade will be submitted to the course director by the faculty member who supervises the project Emphasis will be placed on the manner in which experiments are designed and performed and on the final written report prepared by the student Special Instructions Before signing up for the course students must obtain the permission from course director VA Medical Center If you are taking a course at the VA Medical Center please visit the Minneapolis VA Health Care System web site to learn more about how to be prepared to rotate there 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

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  • MED 7531 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    residents and fellows The students responsibilities may vary at these hospitals but will include seeing a wide variety of patients in clinic and a small number of inpatient rheumatologic consultations Students will participate with the resident on the service in a series of discussions and case based problem solving sessions with faculty members that will cover the diagnosis pathogenesis and treatment of the most common rheumatic diseases Competencies and Objectives Emphasis will be on the clinical aspects of arthritis and autoimmune rheumatic diseases including the broad areas of collagen disease autoimmune disease and all types of arthritic and musculoskeletal disease The student will be able to perform a thorough examination of the joints perform a thorough rheumatologic history recognize significant abnormalities when they are found and use them to develop a differential diagnosis of rheumatologic disorders describe in detail certain rheumatologic conditions identify treatment programs and drugs for the rheumatologic diseases describe rheumatologic procedures e g joint taps synovial biopsies polarizing microscopic tissue etc and explain indications and methods used for special laboratory tests used in diagnosis of rheumatologic disease FANAs rheumatoid factor etc Student Assessment There is no formal examination in this course The evaluation of each student s work will be done by the staff rheumatologist overseeing the consult service at each hospital Special consideration will be given to the student s rheumatologic and general medical knowledge the quality and clarity of case presentations and the mastery of skills in joint examination and participation in the group discussions Special Instructions When signing up for this course students should indicate hospital preferences and desired length of rotation For students wishing to take MED 7531 at the VA a six week rotation is preferred VA Medical Center If you are taking a course at the VA Medical Center please visit

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  • MED 7532 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    all active pulmonary consult patients from the previous day and monitor diagnostic strategies and management issues prior to rounds Under the supervision of residents or the pulmonary fellow students perform a complete history and physical examination review pertinent areas in the medical record including current and previous pulmonary function testing and review all pertinent imaging studies including comparisons to previous studies prior to meeting for consultation rounds Consultation rounds in the radiology reading room occurs from 10 30 in the morning and until the noon hour Pulmonary Function Laboratory activities and Morning Report At 8 00 a m students attend the Department of Medicine Morning Report a structured case presentation that has progressive discovery and didactic components Students arrive at 9 00 a m on Tuesdays and Thursdays to review pulmonary function tests which have been pre read by the pulmonary fellow or staff The student reviews tests with residents or fellows Similarly the student and resident review overnight oximetries and cardiopulmonary exercise tests to acquaint themselves with the patterns of abnormalities in sleep disordered breathing and cardiopulmonary limitations to exercise respectively It is not the responsibility of the student to provide formal written interpretation of these tests Pulmonary conferences All students are expected to attend the Pulmonary Infectious Disease conference on Wednesdays at noon and present cases from the consultation service for discussion Students should attend the University of Minnesota Pulmonary and Critical Care case conference from 3 30 4 30 pm on Thursdays Pulmonary Clinics Pulmonary students should attend at least 3 pulmonary clinics a week There is a dedicated Pulmonary Consult Clinic for new patients on Monday Wednesday and Friday from 1 3 and clinics for follow up on Monday Tuesday and Wednesday Academic activities The student is provided with access to the web based text UpToDate and Ovid Search as a resource for the rotation The resident will meet with the pulmonary staff for a 30 minute didactic session on topical areas areas on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 00 a m Structure of Team The Pulmonary Consultation team consists of one staff physician who is board certified in Pulmonary Disease one or two PGY2 residents and one or two medical students The consultation service does invite occasional elective physicians and has a Pulmonary Fellow on the team four months of the year Regions Medical Center 1 student per rotation Consultation rounds The student works closely with two pulmonary attendings that alternate pulmonary consult responsibilities as well as a resident or a fellow who are part of the Pulmonary Consult team The service performs consults on inpatients on the wards and in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit Outpatient and PFT activities Students are encouraged to see outpatients in the pulmonary clinic and get experience in the sleep laboratory during their rotation 1 to 2 afternoons per week and are actively involved in interpreting pulmonary function tests The rotation requires daily attendance of morning report as well as all the hospital wide didactic lectures and attendance at

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  • MED 7554 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    will also participate in the regular activities of the Nephrology Consultation Service evaluating patients with different disorders affecting the kidney in particular those with acute and chronic renal failure with their attendant fluid and electrolyte problems Competencies and Objectives This course allows the student to expand on the Year 2 courses in Fluid and Electrolytes and Kidney through the application of these principles to clinical medicine Upon completion of this course the student should demonstrate knowledge in the prevention diagnosis and treatment of acid base and fluid and electrolyte disorders and evaluation and management of patients with acute and chronic renal failure Student Assessment Students are evaluated on an ongoing basis with particular emphasis on synthesis of information and approach to clinical problem solving Evaluation will be made by faculty with input from residents and fellows The Outstanding grade is awarded on the basis of exceptional performance in these areas Special Instructions VA Medical Center If you are taking a course at the VA Medical Center please visit the Minneapolis VA Health Care System web site to learn more about how to be prepared to rotate there The content editor for this page is Abbe Holmgren clsched umn edu 612

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  • MED 7556 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    renal failure in both medical and surgical patients Students will be part of the consultation service where the nephrology consult team and the primary service physician manage patients with severe electrolyte problems and renal failure The student is part of a patient care team that includes a resident fellow and staff allowing simultaneous theoretical discussion and practical patient management This rotation offers the student the opportunity to see the material pesented in year 2 renal pathophysiology in real life Competencies and Objectives This course provides an opportunity to care for patients with disorders involving the kidneys and disorders of fluid and electrolyte balance The student has an opportunity to become proficient in the management of fluid electrolyte problems diagnostic work up of patients with proteinuria hematuria renal failure and other manifestations of kidney disease the conservative treatment of patients with acute and chronic renal failure and the management of patients with problems related to dialysis and kidney transplantation Student Assessment By course director or associates in consultation with residents and fellow No formal test 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

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  • MED 7561 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    Contact Karen Lee 651 254 1886 Report First Day Arranged Description This course focuses on renal problems common to a community clinic and hospital practice Renal clinics are held four days a week Inpatient consultation is done daily Didactic lectures are given This experience is appropriate for students interested in primary care Competencies and Objectives The student will work closely with renal staff and medical residents to diagnose and manage common renal outpatient problems and diagnose and manage acute and chronic renal problems common to a community hospital Student Assessment By course director and associates in consultation with residents No formal test 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 Evaluation All Offices Year 3 4 Clerkships Specialty Areas Anatomy Anesthesiology Dermatology Emergency Medicine Family Med Com Hlth History of Medicine Interdisciplinary Med Lab Med Pathology Medicine Neurology Neurosurgery Obstetrics Gynecology Ophthalmology Orthopaedic Surgery Otolaryngology Pediatrics Physical Med Rehab Primary Care Selectives Psychiatry Adult Psychiatry Child Adol Radiology Surgery Therapeutic

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  • MED 7562 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    data and assessment of problems to the attending physician on rounds Students are not expected to take call either at night or on weekends or holidays Competencies and Objectives This course will help the student to learn the fundamentals of renal disease utilizing the clinical material in the wards and clinics supplemented by weekly teaching conferences Upon completion of this course the student should be able to demonstrate some basic knowledge of diagnostic studies used in the evaluation of renal disease and management of common problems acute renal failure chronic renal failure acid base imbalance fluid and electrolyte disorders hypertension nephrotic syndrome etc Students are expected to study the topics pertinent to their patients problems from standard textbooks Student Assessment Evaluation is based on a number of factors including the student s enthusiasm and initiative in evaluating the patient s problems interpersonal relationships and the role played during ward rounds and clinical conferences Special Instructions Pager and lock for locker will be provided to each student on the first day and should be returned on the last day of the course The content editor for this page is Abbe Holmgren clsched umn edu 612 626 4281 What s Inside About

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