IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 46EN722 — OTOLARYNGOLOGY IU HEALTH

Description:

The students will accompany the doctor in clinics, surgery, and departmental didactic and patient conferences. Students will be asked to see and evaluate patients and come up with a treatment plan, and assist with endoscopic procedures or surgical procedures in accordance with their ability. A friendly rapport between students and the department furthers understanding. Call is not required.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Amy Han, PhD (amyhan@iun.edu)

Director: Austin Bancroft, D.O.

Campus: Northwest-Gary

Location: IU Health ENT Physicians Office (La Porte)

Other Faculty: Neil Wangstrom, M.D.

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Identify, diagnose and treat disorders involving the head and neck (PC2)
  • 2) Demonstrate office examination, diagnostic testing and surgical intervention in commonly encountered areas of otolaryngology, including: general ENT surgery, pediatric otolaryngology, head and neck oncology, nasal and sinus surgery, nasal allergy treatment, otologic surgery, balance disorders, swallowing disorders, voice disorders, and sleep disorders (PC3)

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (students will be assessed based on direct observation, Case presentations, and topical preparations).

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:

JuneJulyAugSeptOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMay
111111111111

Duty Hours: 40-50 (7am-4:30pm T-F)

Time Distribution: 100% Clinical

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All Northwest and South Bend electives must go thru their respective coordinators. Northwest students, contact Amy Han, PhD (amyhan@iun.edu or 219-980-6561. or Brittany Miller (millerby@iun.edu or 219-980-6525). South Bend students contact Stacey Jackson (sajacks@iu.edu or 574-631-1870)

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: Yes

Skills Description: yes, the student will work in collaboration with nurses, medical assistance, physicians, pharmacists and OR staff.

Service Learning Included: None