NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine—M.D. Program 591 and gain basic knowledge in the care of both obstetrics and gynecology patients in inpatient settings. Under supervision by teaching faculty members, students are involved in every aspect of the patient’s care. Assessments include the NBME OB/GYN Subject Examination, as well as other assessments of knowledge and skills. Prerequisite: Pass all foundational science blocks and courses, pass Step 1, pass Clinical Skills and Reasoning, pass Diagnostic Medicine clerkship. MDCP 7004—Pediatrics Clerkship (1 month) This clerkship provides medical students with the knowledge and clinical experience necessary to develop basic skills in the evaluation and management of health and disease in infants, children, and adolescents. The clerkship provides experiences in the inpatient setting, emphasizing those aspects of pediatrics that should be understood and mastered by all physicians, regardless of ultimate career goals. Assessments include the NBME Pediatrics Subject Examination, as well as other assessments of knowledge and skills. Prerequisite: Pass all foundational science blocks and courses, pass Step 1, pass Clinical Skills and Reasoning, pass Diagnostic Medicine clerkship. MDCY 7005—Psychiatry Clerkship (1 month) This clerkship involves a four-week, inpatient experience and an integrated, outpatient/subspecialty experience. Designed to help students develop clinical skills and a knowledge base in psychiatry, this clerkship includes inpatient, outpatient, consultation-liaison, substance abuse, and psychiatric emergency room experiences. Assessments include the NBME Psychiatry Subject Examination, as well as other assessments of knowledge and skills. Prerequisite: Pass all foundational science blocks and courses, pass Step 1, pass Clinical Skills and Reasoning, pass Diagnostic Medicine clerkship. MDCS 7006—Surgery Clerkship (2 months) This is an intense clinical experience that introduces students to the basic principles of surgery, with an inpatient experience as a member of a resident team, an experience in surgical anesthesia, and experiences in outpatient clinics to learn about pre-operative and post-operative care. This clerkship equips students with the knowledge and skills relevant to surgical management that all physicians should possess. It aims to emphasize patient responsibility and professional behavior as essential qualities for new physicians to develop. Assessments include the NBME Surgery Subject Examination, as well as other assessments of knowledge and skills. Prerequisite: Pass all foundational science blocks and courses, pass Step 1, pass Clinical Skills and Reasoning, pass Diagnostic Medicine clerkship. MDCF 7007—Primary Care Medicine Clerkship (1 month) This clerkship is four weeks and focuses on the most common encounters seen in outpatient clinics and offices led by family and internal medicine physicians. It supplements the learning in the inpatient clerkships and emphasizes knowledge and skills that should be understood and mastered by all physicians, regardless of their ultimate career goals. The clerkship experience will emphasize the core principles of family medicine, including biopsychosocial, continuity of care, and coordination of care. Students will be exposed to a variety of clinical scenarios including acute illnesses, follow up for management of chronic illnesses, and annual wellness visits. They will also be required to become proficient with several POC tests. Prerequisite: Pass all foundational science blocks and courses, pass Step 1, pass Clinical Skills and Reasoning, pass Diagnostic Medicine clerkship. MDCR 7500—Radiology Selective This course is designed to give students an overview of all aspects of radiology from the acquisition of images to their interpretation. It provides the opportunity to work with residents, faculty members, and technologists. Students will master the fundamentals of medical imaging and appropriate use while gaining focused exposure in various radiology sections: chest, cardiac, breast, body, musculoskeletal, neuro, trauma, interventional, and nuclear medicine. Students will also observe multidisciplinary tumor boards to gain a better understanding of the collegiate nature of oncology care. At the end of the rotation, students will give a high-value-care presentation of the role imaging plays in evidence-based medicine. MDCS 7501—Surgical Selective This selective course will provide M3 medical students with the opportunity to spend four weeks immersed in a surgical sub-specialty service. Students will select their preferred specialty in advance (orthopedics, plastics, burn, trauma, surgical oncology) and serve as an active member of the clinical team, working under the direct supervision of faculty members and residents. This course is intended to provide additional opportunities for third-year students to enhance their knowledge base and skill set in surgical areas. MDC 7009—Independent Study: Step 2—Preparation This is an independent study course in which medical students pursue directed independent study with faculty member support and resources in preparation for the USMLE Step 2CK and CS Examinations. MDF 9009—Match and Transition to Residency This two-week, required course will focus on patient care skills needed by PGY1s in all specialties (calling a consult, obtaining informed consent, andmanaging common “on-call” acute problems), as well as time management, prioritizing tasks, and managing patient hand-offs. Students may have the opportunity to participate in some specialty-specific sessions based on their choice of GME path. The course will also address maintaining personal wellbeing during GME training. Instructional methods will include small-group

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