NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

70 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Osteopathic Medicine Program COM 8030C—Preventive Medicine: Public Health Medicine 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 8031—Pathology 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 8031A—Pathology: Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine 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 8031B—Pathology: Chemical Pathology 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 8031C—Pathology: Cytopathology 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 8031D—Pathology: Dermatopathology 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 8031E—Pathology: Forensic Pathology 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 8031F—Pathology: Medical Microbiology 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 8031G—Pathology: Neuropathology 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 8031I—Pathology: Pediatric Pathology 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 8031J—Pathology: Selective Pathology 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 8032—Pediatrics 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 elective is to build upon fundamentals learned in Pediatrics Rotation I Ambulatory Care and Pediatrics II Hospital Care. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8032A—Pediatrics: Adolescent Medicine In this elective, the student and preceptor will establish the goals of the elective, as well as testing, on-call duties, lectures, and presentations. It will be in accordance with the objectives and goals of general pediatric rotations I and II as outlined in the General Curriculum for Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine, the study of the comprehensive care of the adolescent. This includes screening for proper growth and development, preventive health care, and the recognition and management of illnesses in adolescents. The emphasis is on learning to perceive the adolescent as a dynamic, growing and developing patient. All aspects of the patient’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. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8032B—Pediatrics: Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine Neonatal/perinatal medicine is the study of the comprehensive care of the neonatal/perinatal patient. This includes screening for proper growth and development, preventive health care, and the recognition and management of illnesses in the neonatal/perinatal patient. The emphasis is on learning to perceive the neonatal/perinatal patient as a growing and developing patient. As pediatricians, it is vital for us to be cognizant of, and to assist in, maximizing health in these early stages through health screening, anticipatory guidance, and preventative medicine techniques. In this way, we can assure the best future for this group of patients.

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