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Department: MENEU-Neurology
Course: 501A-Clinical Neurology
Track:

Course Coordinator: Dr. Jim Owens
Course Faculty: Dr. Jim Owens
Elective Location:
Periods Elective offered: Qtr: 1,2,3,4
Min. Number of Students:Max: 16
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Neurology core
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: Yes
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Usually 8a - 5p Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
    Laboratory
  Didactic:
  Other:
Statement of Goals:
Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement. Pre-requisite: Neurology Core Rotation This elective is designed to give the student an intense, personalized exposure to clinical neurology.
Learning Activities
The course is designed by the student and course director to meet specific needs of the student. It can include exposure to predominantly inpatient or outpatient populations. It can include exposure to patient populations with the rarer neurologic problems seen at a tertiary referral center, the acute neurologic problems seen at a county hospital, or the common neurologic problems seen at a veteran's hospital. It can involve subspecialty exposure and the elective may be on either a consult service or an inpatient service. The student receives very personal attention as rounds usually consists of only the student, one attending, and one or two residents. This allows the student to get to know the faculty and neurology program well, and gives the faculty a chance to get to know the student very well. Educational objectives are met by rounding, student and resident mini-presentations on appropriate topics, and attending numerous departmental conferences during the course.
Evaluation Methods
Grade: H, HP , P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation Credit: 4 weeks full-time, 8 credits per 4 weeks.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
8:00AM Report, Location to be announced
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Karen Thymes
Contact Phone: 713-798-5942
Contact Fax:
Contact Location: NB 302
Address: NB 302
Email: thymes@bcm.edu
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