Oct 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED3 4110/F - Infectious Diseases


Cr Hrs: 3.5, 7
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3.5 or 7 credit hours. This elective is designed to acquaint students with clinical infectious disease problems found through the various medicinal disciplines. The student will participate in patient rounds and requested consults. Basic clinical microbiology, including interpretation of gram-stained clinical specimens and colony morphology of organisms will be integrated with diagnosis and treatment. A selected bibliography will be provided and periodic discussion held pertaining to basic infectious diseases. The students will be expected to actively participate in these discussions, conferences, and the care of infectious disease inpatients.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Chattanooga
Hospital: Erlanger Health System
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of (MED1-3001/F or MED2-3001/F or MED3-3001/F or MED4-3001/F) or (FME1-3001/F or FME2-3001/F or FME3-3001/F or FME4-3001/F)

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Jay Sizemore - james.sizemore@erlanger.org
Spring - Instructor of Record: Jay Sizemore - james.sizemore@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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