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Department: MERAD-Radiology
Course: 515-Radiology: Clinical Correlation
Track:

Course Director: Karla Arabela Sepulveda, M.D.
Course Faculty: Karla Arabela Sepulveda, M.D.
Elective Location:
Elective Offered Terms: 1
Months:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 50
Elective Type: Non-Clinical - Foundations
Credit: 0.75
Pre-requisites:
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: Pass/Fail Only
Faculty Approval: No

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 p.m. Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
    Laboratory
  Didactic:
  Other:
Statement of Goals:
This course is designed to focus on a clinical aspect of which radiographic tests to order in certain situations. In addition, the students will be instructed on interpreting these radiographic tests. By the end of the course, the student should be able to: 1) Know which radiographic tests to order in diverse clinical situations, including flank pain, acute abdominal pain, joint pain, bone masses, pelvis masses, and breast masses; 2) Have a baseline knowledge in the interpretation of chest x-rays, chest CT, pelvic ultrasounds, abdominal CT, abdominal ultrasounds, position emission tomography, mammogram, and breast ultrasounds.
Learning Activities
1) Know which radiographic tests to order in diverse clinical situations, including flank pain, acute abdominal pain, joint pain, bone masses, pelvic masses, and breast masses. 2) Have a baseline knowledge in the interpretation of chest x-rays, chest CT, pelvic ultrasounds, abdominal CT, abdominal ultrasounds, position emission tomography, mammogram, and breast ultrasounds.
Evaluation Methods
This is a Pass/Fail course. The student is expected to attend a minimum of five of the six lectures and Pass the final exam.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
First Class Day - August 10th, 2016, 6:30p to 8:30p; Location: TBD; Additional Meeting Dates: Wednesdays, 6:30p to 8:30p; August 17th, 24th, 31st, September 7th, 14th, & 21st [Review & Final Exam]
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Becky Baxter
Contact Phone: 713-798-6362
Contact Fax: 713-798-8359
Contact Location:
Address: BCM-360
Email: beckyb@bcm.edu

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