||528-MSK (Musculoskeletal Radiology)
||Marc Harold Willis, D.O.|
||Collin Douglas Bray, M.D.,Marc Harold Willis, D.O.,Andrew Ryan Palisch, M.D.|
|Elective Offered Terms:
|Min. Number of Students:||1
|Visiting Student Elective:
|Open to International Students:
H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
||Percentage of time expected|
|Regular Hours (Mon-Fri):
||Monday - Friday; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
|Number on-call nights:
|Statement of Goals:|
|Course not offered: July, November, December, February, May
After completing the MSK elective, the student should be proficient in the following skills: 1) Learn to describe fractures in a systematic way: a) Location, b) Fracture line (i.e., transverse, spiral, oblique, longitudinal), c) Type of fracture (i.e., complete, incomplete, simple, comminuted), d) Orientation (i.e., angulation, distraction, displacement, e) Associated findings (i.e., impaction, compression, subluxation, dislocation), f) Special Fractures (i.e., torus/buckle, greenstick, bowing deformity); 2) Understand the concept behind ordering orthogonal views, visualizing joints above and below, and considering films of other areas that may have been injured based on mechanism of injury (i.e., vertebral injury in the setting of lower extremity from fall).|
|1) Read Squires Fundamentals of Radiology, Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 15.; 2) Student will spend 4 weeks in the MSK reading room where they will be exposed to various imaging modalities used in MSK radiology. Student will also have exposure to joint injections to learn technique and indications for this therapy; 3) Student will present one interesting case that they come across during the month. the presentation should be no more than ten minutes, and in Powerpoint format utilized for the department teaching file; 4) Students will complete one project during the month. Emphasis on research, publication, educational exhibit, case files, improved efficiency of patient care, information technology or quality assurance. To be coordinated with the Course Director.|
|Grade will be based upon evaluations by attending physicians and residents, as well as, the patient presentation. Evaluations will comprise 80% of the final grade, with the quiz grade accounting for 20%.
8am - 5pm Monday-Friday
Student will attend MSK conferences held during the four week elective.|
|When and Where to report on first day of service:|
|8am BT/HHS MSK reading room, 1st Floor. Wear professional clothing (no scrubs).
|For additional information regarding this elective contact:|