Apr 19, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog

MED - 872 Pulmonary Consultation Services


This course consists of Stroger Hospital inpatient pulmonary consults and outpatient pulmonary clinics. Students see patients on their own and present/discuss them with the team. They see a variety of new and follow-up patients. Stroger Hospital is renowned for the ethnic and clinical diversity of its patient population. Students also attend pulmonary rounds and conferences. The rotation consists of inpatient pulmonary consults and outpatient pulmonary clinics. Typical hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Students will have weekends off. Specific Educational Objectives of Clerkship: At the end of the rotation, students will: (1) display an approach to history taking, physical examination and interpretation of radiographic and physiologic studies to allow accurate description of acute and chronic respiratory syndromes; (2) be able to classify respiratory illnesses based on tempo and findings as acute, sub-acute or chronic and categorize the illness as congenital or acquired, infectious, inflammatory, neoplastic or traumatic in nature; (3) demonstrate an organized approach to interpretation of chest imaging; (4) demonstrate an organized approach to interpretation of cardiorespiratory physiology; (5) demonstrate proficiency in physical examination of the patient with lung disease. Elective Retake Counts for Credit: Yes. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: Yes. Credit(s): 4