Elective Title: 02KA701 — ADULT AND PEDIATRIC ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
The student will observe and participate in the evaluation of adult and pediatric allergy and asthma patients in a private setting. Environmental history taking, aerobiology, laboratory immunology, skin testing and pulmonary function evaluation techniques will be presented. The course will deal with the clinical manifestation, diagnosis and the therapy of bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis, serous otitis, eczema, urticaria, venom sensitivity, food, drug, and latex allergies, and anaphylaxis. Appropriate pertinent readings will be assigned and discussed with mentors.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Sharon Roberts (email@example.com)
Director: Elizabeth Isbister, M.D.
Campus: Fort Wayne
Location: Fort Wayne Allergy and Asthma Consultants (IUSM - Fort Wayne)
Other Faculty: Naresh Patel
- 1) Evaluate adult and pediatric patients for allergic diseases including taking history and performing physical exam (PC1)
- 2) Select appropriate diagnostic techniques and interpret diagnostic testing (PC3)
- 3) Use knowledge of therapeutic regimens to formulate treatment plans (PC3)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form (Observation by preceptors and course director)
Prerequisites: 4th year status ; INTERNAL MEDICINE or Pediatric clerkship must be completed.
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40
Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Library
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All Fort Wayne electives must go thru the Fort Wayne campus coordinators. For Family Medicine electives contact the Fort Wayne Medical Education Program at 260-422-6573. All others contact Sharon Roberts (firstname.lastname@example.org or 260-481-0224) or Gina Bailey (email@example.com or 260-481-6731). Enrollment needs director's approval
Third Year Elective? No
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None