IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 20NR701 — CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES IN THE COMMUNITY SETTING

Description:

The student will be exposed to a broad range of neurologic and neurosurgical pathologies in the community setting. Specifically, the student will be exposed to: outpatient neurologic; inpatient neurorehab consultation; and EEG, EMG, and other neurologic testing. There will be exposure to a regional Muscular Dystrophy Clinic and clinical research.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Thomas Vidic (drtvidic@elkhartclinic.com)

Director: Thomas Vidic, M.D.

Campus: South Bend

Location: Elkhart General Hospital/Elkhart Clinic (Elkhart)

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Demonstrate proficiency in neurological history taking and examination of adult and pediatric patients (PC1)
  • 2) Determine the basis of diagnosis and management of neurological disorders in both inpatient and outpatient settings (PC2)
  • 3) Apply knowledge from current literature searches to the patients' disease pathophysiology and management options (MK5)

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation by course director).

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 4th year status; Neurology clerkship must be completed

Availability with Max Students per Month:

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Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Lecture/Seminar

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All South Bend electives must go thru the South Bend campus coordinator. Contact Stacey Jackson (sajacks@iu.edu or 574-631-1870)

Third Year Elective? No

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: Yes

Skills Description: There will be exposure to the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team with options to spend time in these diciplines.

Service Learning Included: Yes

Detaials for Service Learning: