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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED 45043 - Infectious Diseases

Cr Hrs: 3, 6
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks


This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3 or 6 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 MED-30000 or FME-30000

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Jay Sizemore -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Jay Sizemore -
Course Coordinator: Joyce Poke - - 423-778-6670

Prior Authorization: No
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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