NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Osteopathic Medicine Program 75 of the geriatric patient as directed by patient needs and wishes. The objectives of this course incorporate evidence-based geriatric competencies for medical students recommended by the American Association for Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), American Geriatrics Society (AGS), Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs (ADGAP), and the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE). (8.0 credit hours) COM 8095—Emergency Medicine (M4 Core) 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. (8.0 credit hours) COM 8103—Allergy and Immunology 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 8103A—Allergy and Immunology: Clinical and Laboratory Immunology 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 8104—Anesthesiology Students will receive instruction and clinical experience in anesthesiology. Time is spent in operating rooms representing all surgical specialties. There are options for time in the obstetrical suite, chronic pain clinic, preoperative screening clinic, pediatric anesthesia, regional anesthesia, cardiac anesthesia, and intraoperative and postoperative acute pain management. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8104A—Anesthesiology: Critical Care The course will consist of lectures, interactive participatory groups, clinical rounds, operative experiences, and other formats leading to the understanding of the structure, function, pathology, and performance of anesthesia critical care skills. There will be a practical element of the rotation such that the student is introduced to basic and intermediate levels of preoperative, operative, and postoperative anesthesia care, practice, and critical care skills. The course is designed to promote the understanding of the relationship between anesthesia and surgery and anesthesia and the patient, as well as critical care anesthesia, especially in the postoperative recovery phase. 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 8104B—Anesthesiology: Pain Management The course will consist of lectures, interactive participatory groups, clinical rounds, operative experiences, and other formats leading to the understanding of the structure, function, pathology, and performance of anesthesia critical care skills. There will be a practical element of the rotation such that the student is introduced to basic and intermediate levels of preoperative, operative, and postoperative anesthesia care, practice, and critical care skills. The course is designed to promote the understanding of the relationship between anesthesia and surgery and anesthesia and the patient, as well as critical care anesthesia, especially in the postoperative recovery phase. 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 8104AC—Anesthesiology: Pediatric Anesthesiology The course will consist of lectures, interactive participatory groups, clinical rounds, operative experiences, and other formats leading to the understanding of the structure, function, pathology, and performance of anesthesia critical care skills. There will be a practical element of the rotation such that the student is introduced to basic and intermediate level preoperative, operative, and postoperative anesthesia care, practice, and critical care skills. The course is designed to promote the understanding of the relationship between anesthesia and surgery and anesthesia and the patient, as well as critical care anesthesia, especially in the postoperative recovery phase. 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 8105—Colon and Rectal Surgery The course will consist of lectures, interactive participatory groups, clinical rounds, operative experiences, and other formats leading to the understanding of the structure, function, pathology, and performance of colon and rectal 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 colon and rectal care, practice, and critical skills. The course is designed to promote the understanding of the relationship between surgery, specialized colon and rectal surgery, and the patient in the nonoperative, preoperative, operative, and postoperative care including indications and contraindications for colon and rectal 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 8108—Dermatology The goals of the elective are to provide the student with instruction and a broad experience in dermatology. The student will participate in the outpatient setting. The student will attend all teaching conferences and the focus will be on the

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