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 45071 - Rheumatology-Private Practice


Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 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 will teach the student how to approach examinations, diagnosis and treatment of patients with rheumatic diseases and to teach evaluation of X-rays on rheumatic patients. The student will be responsible for seeing patients in the office, performing a limited number of histories and physicals. The student will write appropriate progress notes and formulate an assessment based upon information gathered. Students will be trained in and/or observe joint aspirations and injections by the staff.

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

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Charles R Arkin - charles_arkin@rocm.md
Spring - Instructor of Record: Charles R Arkin - charles_arkin@rocm.md
Course Coordinator: Stefano Cannioto - scannio1@uthsc.edu - 901-448-6809

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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