NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

66 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Osteopathic Medicine Program expected to make case presentations and give presentations on general radiation oncology and treatment planning. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8021—Medical Genetics and Genomics The clerkshipwill expose the student to the practice of medicine in the inpatient and ambulatory environments. Students will be engaged in the care of patients under the direct supervision of a physician certified in a specialty. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8022—Nuclear Medicine The purpose of the elective is to teach the appropriate use of nuclear medicine as a diagnostic tool, as well as to teach the fundamentals of nuclear medicine interpretation and application. The student will also be exposed to the use of nuclear medicine in the treatment of disease. This will provide the student with a base of information of great use to humor her during postgraduate education and practice. The preceptor and student will outline available studies and course expectations prior to the beginning of the rotation. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8023—Neurology This rotation is the introduction to clinical neurology. It is a fourweek rotation exposing the student to inpatient and outpatient acute and chronic neurologic diseases and treatment. It is a prerequisite for taking more advanced rotations in neurology. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8023A—Neurology: Child Neurology This rotation is the introduction to child neurology. It is a fourweek rotation exposing the student to inpatient and outpatient acute and chronic neurologic diseases and treatment. It is a prerequisite for the student to have taken rotation COM 8023 in neurology and COM 8032 in pediatrics. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8023B—Neurology: Clinical This rotation is the introduction to clinical neurology. It is a fourweek rotation exposing the student to inpatient and outpatient acute and chronic neurologic diseases and treatment. It is a prerequisite for taking more advanced rotations in neurology. The preceptor and student will define the focus of this clinical neurology rotation in advance. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8023C—Neurology: Neuromuscular Medicine This rotation is the introduction to neuromuscular medicine. It is a four-week rotation exposing the student to building upon lessons and methods learned in COM 8023 Neurology. It will involve inpatient and outpatient medicine in patients with ALS, myasthenia gravis, myopathies, muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular diseases. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8024—Neurological Surgery The course will consist of lectures, interactive participatory groups, clinical rounds, operative experience, and other formats leading to the understanding of the structure, function, pathology, and performance of neurological surgery. There will be a practical element of the rotation such that the student is introduced to basic and intermediate levels of nonoperative, preoperative, operative, and postoperative neurological surgery care, practice, and critical skills. The course is designed to promote the understanding of the relationship between surgery; specialized neurological surgery; and the patient in the nonoperative, preoperative, operative, and postoperative care including indications and contraindications for neurological surgery. The course will assist the student in preparing for the clinical questions on the COMLEX-USA and other licensing examinations. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8024A—Neurological Surgery: Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology The course will consist of lectures, interactive participatory groups, clinical rounds, operative experience, and other formats leading to the understanding of the structure, function, pathology, and performance of endovascular neurological surgery. There will be a practical element of the rotation such that the student is introduced to basic and intermediate levels of nonoperative, preoperative, operative and postoperative neurological surgery care, practice, and critical skills. The course is designed to promote the understanding of the relationship between surgery; specialized neurological surgery; and the patient in the nonoperative, preoperative, operative, and postoperative care including indications and contraindications for endovascular neurological surgery. The course will assist the student in preparing for the clinical questions on the COMLEXUSA and other licensing examinations. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8025—Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics and gynecology is themedical 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. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8025A—Obstetrics and Gynecology: Maternal/Fetal Medicine Upon completion of COM 8025 Obstetrics and Gynecology, the student may take this elective rotation. The rotation on maternal/fetal medicine is an inpatient service. Students will participate in the admission and follow-up of patients, participating in their procedures and deliveries. The students are expected to follow their panel of patients under the supervision of the obstetrics and gynecology as well as neonatology staff members. Formal, structured teaching occurs during didactic sessions, after morning rounds, and during weekly perinatal conferences. Students are expected to take night call, but the schedule is flexible. Grading is based

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