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

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MED1 4103/F - Hematology-Oncology-WC

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. 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 acquire skill and efficiency in history taking and physical examination of a patient with hematologic or neoplastic disorder. Formulate a problem list. Apply knowledge and facts acquired in the biological sciences to a clinical problem in hematology or oncology. Learn the approach to staging and prognostication in cancer. The student will have some responsible for 10 (2 per day) patients. Students will participate in evaluation and managements of outpatients in an office setting with ample opportunity for closely supervised participation in direct patient care with an attending physician. There will be opportunity for reviewing blood smears, radiographic studies and discussion about candidacy of patients for participation in clinical research studies. Students will work closely with an attending physician who will be physically present in the clinic and will see all patients with the student. There are at least 5 weekly conferences varying from didactic sessions to disease-specific multi-disciplinary tumor boards as well as journal clubs.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: West Cancer Clinic
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: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: TBD
Spring - Instructor of Record: TBD
Course Coordinator: Darla Bruce - - 901-683-0055 ext. 64503

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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