Elective Title: 49YX702 — AMBULATORY CARE IN A FAMILY MEDICINE CENTER
Working with residency program faculty and residents, students will obtain experience and expertise efficiently evaluating patients of all ages in the outpatient setting. They will demonstrate the basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes of ambulatory care in a family medicine office. They will be able to generate a differential diagnosis and initial treatment plan and/or plan for further evaluation. Preventive health maintenance will also be emphasized.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Renee Tahtinen (Rtahtinen@ecommunity.com)
Director: Louis Winternheimer, M.D.
Location: Community Hospital (Indianapolis)
Other Faculty: Dr. Fisher, Dr. Hern, Dr. Lisby, Dr. Mathew, Dr. Arrizabalaga, Dr. Cashman, Dr. Clark, Dr. Wheeler, Dr. Meneghini, Dr. Henein, Dr. Winternheimer
- 1) Obtain experience and expertise efficiently evaluating patients of all ages in the outpatient setting (PC1)
- 2) Generate a differential diagnosis and initial treatment plan and/or plan for further evaluation (PC2)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form (Grading will be based on student performance in patient care activities. This will be evaluated through observation and discussion with faculty.)
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status; Medicine clerkship must be completed
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40
Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Lecture/Seminar
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
This course may be dropped/added with 15 days of the beginning date for the elective. Please take special note of the elective’s MONTHS OF AVAILABILITY and MAXIMUM NUMBER OF UNITS (STUDENTS) allowed each month. To check availability, contact Renee Tahtinen (Rtahtinen@ecommunity.com).
Third Year Elective? Yes
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: Yes
Skills Description: The student will work with nursing, pharmacy, social work, resident physicians and attending physicians.
Service Learning Included: None