Elective Title: 45MG704 — GASTROENTEROLOGY
This is a one month program that will give the student experience in a range of gastrointestinal diseases. The student will attend rounds and become familiar with indications of various GI procedures, as well as x-ray interpretation. The student will accompany the instructor on inpatient consultations, and as more experience is gained, will be able to present consultations, and then have case discussions about these. The student will also be exposed to hepatology as well as the interpretation of x-rays and lab data appropriate to liver problems. There will also be exposure to esophageal manometry in addition to familiarity with flexible sigmoidoscopy and indications in appropriate use of this.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Amy Han, PhD
Director: Omar Nehme, M.D.
Campus: Northwest- Gary
Location: Franciscan St. Anthony Health (Crown Point), Community Hospital (Munster)
Other Faculty: Kumar Venkat, M.D.
- 1) Develop a differential diagnosis, diagnostic plan and treatment plan for common chief complaints seen in the outpatient GI clinic and inpatient consultation service (PC2) 2) Describe the indication, risks and benefits of gastroenterology procedures (PC3) 3) Present a verbal history and physical in a concise format (PC1)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form
Prerequisites: 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40-50
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 This course may be dropped or added up to the 15th day of the month preceding the elective month. All Northwest electives must go thru the Northwest campus coordinators. Contact Amy Han, PhD (firstname.lastname@example.org or 219-980-6561) or Brittany Miller (email@example.com or 219-980-6525).
Third Year Elective? No
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None