Elective Title: 84YF743 — FIELD WORK IN INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE
This experiential integrative medicine rotation will provide the learner with exposure to different integrative/complementary/alternative modalities currently being accessed by patients in Indiana. This will be accomplished by arranging for the student to spend time with a variety of integrative/alternative healthcare providers. It is important that the learner understand which modalities are evidence-based and which modalities are not supported by evidence
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Heather LeBrun (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Director: Roy W. Geib, Ph.D.
Campus: Terre Haute
Location: IUSM - Terre Haute
Other Faculty: Dr. Kathleen Stienstra - integrative medicine physician; Mr. Steve Walden - physical therapist assistant using tai chi; Dr. Tracy Richardson - music therapist; Indiana State University Massage therapy group; Indiana State University physical therapy group (using both traditional and non-traditional modalities such as moxibustion); Dr. Margaret Moga - healing touch therapist; and Union Hospital's Chaplain services.
- 1) Explain the principles and applications of at least 5 integrative medicine techniques (Examples: acupuncture, nutrition, natural medicines, functional medicine, lifestyle modification, massage, energy medicine, and/or music therapy) (MK7)
- 2) Discuss how social, economic, spiritual, nutritional, and ethnic factors affect the health and health care compliance of an individual (MK7)
- 3) Analyze and summarize a particular integrative medicine therapy through research and present the findings related to that therapy to other medical students (PBLI1)
- 4) Participate in the delivery of care to patients in an integrative medicine environment (PC1)
- Professional Development Evaluation Form; (Observation, Case Presentation, Oral Presentation, Discussion with Faculty, Assessment will be completed by Faculty and a Four 1-page reflections that include at least 1 reference that the student identified on an area of interest (to document self-directed learning and address issues related to evidence-based modalities)
Prerequisites: 3rd and 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40
Time Distribution: 40% Clinical; 30% Library/Research; 30% Lecture/Seminar
Elective Type Category: PD - Professional Development
Notes and Enrollment Information:
Add/Drop Contact Person: Heather LeBrun (email@example.com) THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH Housing provided on a case-by-case basis, if available. Must check with Clinical Coordinator, Heather LeBrun , for availability at (firstname.lastname@example.org), 812-237-8763.
Third Year Elective? Yes
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None