NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Osteopathic Medicine Program 73 Students will gain medical knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, epidemiological, and socialbehavioral sciences and the application of this knowledge to geriatric patient care. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8037—Radiology: Diagnostic The purpose of the elective is to teach the appropriate use of radiology as a diagnostic tool, as well as to teach the fundamentals of X-ray interpretation. This will involve all areas of diagnostic radiology and will provide the student with a base of information of great use to him or her during postgraduate education and practice. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8037A—Radiology: Diagnostic—Abdominal Radiology After completion of the initial diagnostic radiology rotation COM 8037, the student may choose to take this elective rotation. It will be an introduction to abdominal imaging and include, but not be limited to, abdominal X-ray studies; ultrasound of the GI, GU, and vascular structures; CT; CT colonography; and MRI. 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 8037B—Radiology: Diagnostic—Cardiothoracic Radiology After completion of the initial diagnostic radiology rotation COM 8037, the student may choose to take this elective rotation. It will be an introduction to basic chest X-ray and interpretation, cardiac CT, coronary CTA, pulmonary CT angiography, and radionuclear chest studies. It may also include echocardiography, dependent on the prior rotations of the student. 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 8037C—Radiology: Diagnostic—Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology After completion of the initial diagnostic radiology rotation COM 8037 and completion of surgical rotations I and II, the student may choose to take this elective rotation. It will involve the observation and participation in endovascular surgical neuroradiology procedures, with integration of the techniques into appropriate patient management. Appropriate management includes the recognition of the importance of signs and symptoms and the understanding of indications for, and contraindications to, endovascular surgical neuroradiology procedures. The preceptor and the student will outline available studies and course expectations prior to the beginning of the rotation. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8037D—Radiology: Diagnostic—Musculoskeletal Radiology After completion of the initial diagnostic radiology rotation COM 8037, and completion of surgical rotations I and II, the student may choose to take this elective rotation. It will involve the observation and participation in endovascular surgical neuroradiology procedures, with integration of the techniques into appropriate patient management. Appropriate management includes the recognition of the importance of signs and symptoms and the understanding of indications for, and contraindications to, endovascular surgical neuroradiology procedures. The preceptor and the student will outline available studies and course expectations prior to the beginning of the rotation. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8037E—Radiology: Diagnostic—Neuroradiology After completion of the initial diagnostic radiology rotation COM 8037, the student may choose to take this elective rotation. It will involve the observation of and participation in neuroradiology procedures, with integration of the techniques into appropriate patient management. Appropriate management includes the recognition of the importance of signs and symptoms and the understanding of indications for, and contraindications to, performing neuroradiology procedures. 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 8037F—Radiology: Diagnostic—Nuclear Radiology Upon completion of the basic radiology rotation, the student may choose to take this rotation. 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 his or 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 8037G—Radiology: Diagnostic—Pediatric Radiology After completion of the initial diagnostic radiology rotation COM 8037 and pediatrics 8035, the student may choose to take this elective rotation. The purpose of the elective is to teach the appropriate use of radiology as a diagnostic tool in the pediatric patient, as well as to teach the fundamentals of X-ray interpretation. This will involve all areas of pediatric diagnostic radiology and will provide the student with a base of information of great use to him or her during postgraduate education and practice. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8037I—Radiology: Diagnostic—Vascular and Interventional Radiology Upon completion of COM8037, diagnostic radiology, the student may consider taking this rotation in interventional radiology (IR). IR is a therapeutic and diagnostic specialty. It comprises minimally invasive, image-guided therapeutic procedures as well as invasive diagnostic imaging. The range of diseases and

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