Nov 28, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED 45041 - Infectious Diseases-MUH


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 familiarize students with the evaluation and management of adult infectious diseases, and antimicrobials and their clinical use. Elements of clinical microbiology and epidemiology (especially hospital epidemiology) will be incorporated in the preceptorship, including review of stains, cultures, susceptibility, data, etc. The student will be responsible for initial evaluation of all patients. They will follow the patients daily, formulate plans of management and, under the supervision of a resident and attending, will write orders and notes on all infectious disease service patients. They will review stains, cultures, etc. daily on all patients.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Methodist University Hospital
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of MED-30000 or FME-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Michael Gelfand - mgelfand@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Michael Gelfand - mgelfand@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Stefano Cannioto - scannio1@uthsc.edu - 901-448-6809

Prior Authorization: No
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
Overnight Call and/or Float: No
Time off for interviews: Yes-Students may be allowed some time off provided they contact the administrator at least 4 weeks prior to the onset of the rotation.



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