IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 84YF793 — FAMILY MEDICINE-CARE FOR THE UNDERSERVED

Description:

Students will combine hands-on clinical experiences along with some observational experiences in an out-patient setting. The student will actively participate in the management of patients without health insurance

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Heather LeBrun (heather.lebrun@indstate.edu)

Director: Gregory Brock, D.O.

Campus: Terre Haute

Location: Wabash Valley Clinic (Terre Haute)

Other Faculty: Wabash Valley Clinic medical staff

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Assess the needs and medical conditions of those without medical insurance by documenting the medical conditions seen as well as recommending treatments (PC1)
  • 2) Research and apply the resources available to those without medical insurance (SBP5)

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form. The written report will be assessed using the Written Communications Competency rubric; (Observation, Oral Presentation, Written research report, and Discussion with faculty).

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: MS3 or MS4; Completed Family Medicine or Medicine Clerkship

Availability with Max Students per Month:

JuneJulyAugSeptOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMay
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Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Library/Research

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH The students will have the option to attend all Continuing Medical Education (CME) offered at Union Hospital during the month of the rotation. Must check with Clinical Coordinator, Heather LeBrun, for availability at heather.lebrun@indstate.edu or 812-237-2401.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: Yes

Skills Description: Indiana State University Nursing, Psych, and Social Work students

Service Learning Included: None