IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 49YX702 — AMBULATORY CARE IN A FAMILY MEDICINE CENTER

Description:

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.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Kaylee Burget (kburget2@ecommunity.com)

Director: Rachel Shockley, D.O.

Campus: Indianapolis

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

Learning Objectives

  • 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)

Assessment

  • 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.)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status; Medicine clerkship must be completed

Availability with Max Students per Month:

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Duty Hours: 50

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

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: Yes

Skills Description: Yes - The student will work with nursing, pharmacy, social work, resident physicians and attending physicians.

Service Learning Included: None