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

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MED1 4133/F - Sleep Medicine

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. Students will attend Sleep Medicine Clinics at the VAMC and Le Bonheur and attend weekly Sleep-J Clubs and Fellowship lectures. The students will receive direct feedback by supervising Residents and Staff and will present cases, interact with MP and support personnel. Accuracy, timeliness and caring will be accessed. The students will have some responsibility for 10 patients per week. The student will be able to care for patients with major Sleep Disorders (OSA, CSA, PLMS, Parasomnia) and Insomnia Sleepiness Circadian Rhythm Rx CPAP Medications & Sleep Neurobiology). The student will be able to read reports & interpret (PSNG, MSLT, and MWTs). The student will be familiar with the questionnaires used in Sleep Medicine (i.e. ESS, QoL). The student should be able to provide patients adequate Sleep Hygiene Education. The student should have direct supervision by Fellows and Staff (UT Faculty).

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 3
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: VA Medical Center and Le Bonheur
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: Amado X Freire -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Amado X Freire -
Course Coordinator: Stefano Cannioto - - 901-448-6809

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
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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