Dec 03, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED 45061 - Pulmonology-VAMC

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 emphasizes applied respiratory physiology and concentrates on exposure to pulmonary function testing and principles of respiratory therapy and respiratory critical care. The student will have an opportunity to correlate the history and physical findings in chronic lung disease with the pathophysiology as revealed by pulmonary physiologic studies. The general Rheumatology preceptorship provides in-depth clinical experience in Rheumatology. This is supplemented by attendance at all teaching rounds and conferences which include: seminars, consultation rounds, primer reviews and clinical and radiology conferences. An opportunity for in-depth study of a clinical and/or laboratory problem is also available under the direct supervision of one of the rheumatology faculty according to the interests of the student and the faculty preceptor (connective tissue, biochemistry, immunology and therapeutic trials). The student is responsible for the evaluation and care of inpatient consultations, and the care of out-patients with arthritis and connective tissue diseases.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: VA Medical Center
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of MED-30000 or FME-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Muhammad K Zaman -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Muhammad K Zaman -
Course Coordinator: Stefano Cannioto - - 901-448-6809

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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