IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 53NR701 — INPATIENT CLINICAL NEUROLOGY

Description:

This elective provides the student with an opportunity to evaluate a wide diversity of diagnostic and therapeutic problems in the area of neurology. Emphasis will be placed on multi-disciplinary approach to management of neurological diseases. The rotation will include time in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Approximately one inpatient call per week with the neurohospitalist is available.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Suzi Tolliver(stolliv@iu.edu)

Director: Amartyadeb Goswami, M.D.

Campus: Bloomington

Location: IU Health Bloomington Hospital (Bloomington)

Other Faculty: Dr. David Harvey, M.D., Dr. Mehyar Mehrizi, M.D.

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Diagnose and develop a treatment plan for common neurologic conditions (PC3)
  • 2) Recognize indications for and interpret tests used in the evaluation of the neurology patient (PC3)
  • 3) Demonstrate an appropriate physical exam of the neurology patient (PC1)
  • 4) Describe the etiology of common neurologic conditions (MK2)

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form (Clinical Observation)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 4th year status; Neurology 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:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Suzi Tolliver(stolliv@iu.edu) THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH. THIS COURSE REQUIRES TWO MONTHS NOTICE FOR ALL ADD/DROPS.

Third Year Elective? No

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None