IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 02VA701 — DERMATOLOGY

Description:

This elective will provide the senior student with a clinical experience in the diagnosis and management of the common skin problems seen in the daily practice of medicine. The major emphasis will be on outpatient or office management and will include laboratory experience. The student will participate in the office surgical procedures-biopsy and/or treatment of skin problems.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Sharon Roberts (robertss@ipfw.edu)

Director: Keith Danckaert, M.D.

Campus: Fort Wayne

Location: IUSM - Fort Wayne

Other Faculty: Dr. Kyler, Dr. Sassmannshausen

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Use dermatology specific vocabulary in patient encounters which will help facilitate communication with dermatologists (MK1)
  • 2) Identify 5 common rashes(MK3)
  • 3) Describe when to refer a patient to a dermatologist (PC2)

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form (Observation and presentations)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:

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Duty Hours: 32-40

Time Distribution: 85% Clinical; 5% Lecture/Seminar; 10% Library

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH Due to a large number of requests for this rotation and a limited number of available faculty, there will be an occasional month when this rotation will not be available or will be canceled. There may also be and occasional month when two persons could be accommodated. 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 (robeshar@iupui.edu or 260-481-0224. or Gina Bailey (gibailey@iupui.edu or 260-481-6731).

Third Year Elective? No

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None