Elective & Sub Internship Program
Baylor College of Medicine Elective Program

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Department: MERAD-Radiology (includes Radiation Oncology)
Course: 515-Radiology: Clinical Correlation

Course Coordinator:
Course Faculty:
Elective Location:
Periods Elective offered: Block: 7,8
Min. Number of Students:Max: 50
Course Level: Pre-Clinical Block Elective
Credit: 1
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): 7:00 pm Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
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, 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; 3) Correlate the studies in the section with the pathology learned during Blocks 7 & 8.
Learning Activities
Readings will be recommended but are not required.
Evaluation Methods
This is a Pass/Fail course. The student is expected to attend a minimum three of the five lectures and the final exam.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
Room M323 at 7:00pm on the first Monday of Term I
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Patrick Adams
Contact Phone:
Contact Fax:
Contact Location:
Email: Patrick.Adams@bcm.edu
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