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

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NEU 30000 - Core Clerkship in Neurology (Knoxville)

Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 6 credit hours. This is a four-week (one block) required clerkship. Students will become familiar with standard diagnostic techniques, become proficient at performing a neurologic examination, become familiar with best practice guidelines. Students will be able to recognize and treat neurological emergencies and common neurologic disorders. This clerkship is only offered in Memphis and in selected months in Chattanooga and Knoxville. Attendance at lectures and teaching conferences is required. Student’s final grade is based 50% on a neurology shelf exam and 50% on the attending neurologist’s evaluation of their clinical performance. Students will have required didactic sessions to include teleconferencing such sessions from Memphis. Use of shared resources will be key. Faculty will supervise students directly. Students will be expected to attend the regularly scheduled rounds, clinics, video lecture series and participate in the Neurology Clerkship teleconferences run by the Neurology Clerkship in Memphis. Established duty hour rules for students will be followed.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 3
Instructional Method: Clinical -Required
Location offered: Knoxville
Hospital: University of Tennessee Medical Center-Knoxville
Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of 1st two years and Step 1 taken

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Steven Rider - srider@utmck.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Steven Rider - srider@utmck.edu
Course Coordinator: Lolita Davis - lodavis@utmck.edu - 865-305-5561

Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, and 12
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
Time off for interviews: No

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