NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Osteopathic Medicine Program 61 medicine is practiced within the ambulatory setting, which includes outpatient clinics and private physician offices. (8.0 credit hours) COM 7094—Psychiatric Medicine Rotation (M3 Core) The rotation in general psychiatry is designed for students to learn and practice the rapport-building skills necessary for working with patients in a mental health setting. The focus is on developing awareness of the impact of the patients’ biological, developmental, sociological, ethnic, and economic background on their presenting problems. Students are expected to establish professional working relationships with members of a multidisciplinary, mental health treatment team. Students will develop the ability to communicate effectively with other professionals, support an atmosphere of collegiality, and expand both their medical education and their personal growth. (8.0 credit hours) COM 7102—Internal Medicine I Rotation (M3 Core) Internal medicine is a content-driven specialty training that places a premiumon the cognitive work and interpersonal skills necessary for providing well-patient care and for managing medical problems seen on this clinical service. Emphasis is placed on differentiating normal from abnormal history and physical findings, interpreting diagnostic tests, establishing differential diagnoses, developing skills for accurate reporting and recording of data and problems, and developing management plans—including health education for patients and families and referrals. (8.0 credit hours) COM 7103—Internal Medicine II Rotation (M3 Core) Internal medicine is a content-driven specialty training that places a premiumon the cognitive work and interpersonal skills necessary for providing well-patient care and for managing medical problems seen on this clinical service. Emphasis is placed on differentiating normal from abnormal history and physical findings, interpreting diagnostic tests, establishing differential diagnoses, developing skills for accurate reporting and recording of data and problems, and developing management plans—including health education for patients and families and referrals. (8.0 credit hours) COM 7104—Surgery I Rotation (M3 Core) During this two-block clinical course, the student will be exposed to a variety of clinical problems routinely seen on the surgical service. Emphasis will be placed on preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative management of the patient. In the operating room, the student will practice aseptic techniques, operating roomprinciples, and assisting in surgery (8.0 credit hours) COM 7105—Surgery II Rotation (M3 Core) During this two-block clinical course, the student will be exposed to a variety of clinical problems routinely seen on the surgical service. Emphasis will be placed on preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative management of the patient. In the operating room, the student will practice aseptic techniques, operating roomprinciples, and assisting in surgery (8.0 credit hours) COM 7110—Obstetrics and Gynecology Rotation (M3 Core) Obstetrics and gynecology is the medical specialty that provides care for those problems unique to women dealing with diseases of the reproductive tract and with pregnancy. The rotation acquaints the student with the concepts and practices utilized in this care. It is intended that the student become familiar with techniques and procedures used in this specialty as well as with diagnosis and management of commonly encountered obstetrical and gynecological problems. (8.0 credit hours) COM 7131—Pediatrics I Rotation (M3 Core) Pediatrics is the study of the comprehensive care of the growing child. This includes screening for proper growth and development, preventive health care, and the recognition and management of illnesses in infants, children, and adolescents. The emphasis in pediatrics is on learning to perceive the child as a dynamic, growing, and developing patient. All aspects of the child’s health are based upon the foundation formed during previous periods of growth. As pediatricians, it will be vital for students to be cognizant of these changes and to assist in maximizing health in each of these stages through health screening, anticipatory guidance, and preventative medicine techniques. In this way, they can assure the best future for maturing, young patients. (8.0 credit hours) COM 7132—Pediatrics II Rotation (M3 Core) Pediatrics is the study of the comprehensive care of the growing child. This includes screening for proper growth and development, preventive health care, and the recognition and management of illnesses in infants, children, and adolescents. The emphasis in pediatrics is on learning to perceive the child as a dynamic, growing, and developing patient. All aspects of the child’s health are based upon the foundation formed during previous periods of growth. As pediatricians, it is vital for us to be cognizant of these changes, and to assist in maximizing health in each of these stages through health screening, anticipatory guidance, and preventative medicine techniques. In this way, we can assure the best future for our maturing young patients. (8.0 credit hours) COM 7151—Rural and Urban Underserved Medicine I Rotation (M3 Core) This course addresses the applicable core competencies of patient care, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, OPP, medical knowledge, and systems-based practice. (8.0 credit hours)

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