Nov 24, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED 45062 - Pulmonology


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. The student will have opportunity to evaluate, follow, and participate in the management of patients in the office and when admitted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center by the faculty of the University Pulmonary and Critical Care Physicians. In addition to improving clinical skills in history taking and physical examination, the student will have an intensive experience in the application and interpretation of blood gases, pulmonary function testing, radiologic study, and other diagnostic modalities in medical chest diseases. Lectures on Pulmonology topics will be available. Opportunities for exposure in subspecialty clinics (Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Interstitial Lung Disease, Interventional Pulmonary and Chest Cancer Clinic).

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

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Tina Dudney - tdudney@tennessee.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Tina Dudney - tdudney@tennessee.edu
Course Coordinator: Missy Maples - mmaples@utmck.edu - 865-305-9618

Website: http://gsm.utmck.edu
Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
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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