Sep 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED 45027 - Gastroenterology


Cr Hrs: 3, 6
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3 or 6 credit hours. The student should function with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in several of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. This elective is designed to acquaint students with clinical problems in Gastroenterology. Students will participate in patient care, evaluation, management, and requested in- and outpatient consults and endoscopic procedures and biopsies. Basic concepts in pathophysiology and therapy will be stressed. Students will be expected to actively participate in all GI rounds and patient discussions. Expect extensive exposure to acute and chronic GI disorders including the full spectrum of liver diseases.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Chattanooga
Hospital: Erlanger Health System
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of MED-30000 or FME-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Louis Lambiase - louis.lambiase@erlanger.org
Spring - Instructor of Record: Louis Lambiase - louis.lambiase@erlanger.org
Course Coordinator: Joyce Poke - joyce.poke@erlanger.org - 423-778-6670

Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: Negotiable
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation



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