OBJECTIVES/DESCRIPTION OF EDUCATIONAL ROTATION.
- The rotation is an outpatient-based rotation covering all aspects of both adult and pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
- The student will interview, examine and develop a differential diagnosis on two to four patients per day.
- These patients will be presented to staff physicians and the cases will be discussed.
- The student will also be exposed to various procedures and tests used in the Allergy Clinic.
- One half-day will be spent leaning about adult routine and travel immunization.
- In addition to case presentations there are opportunities for hands-on procedures to include immunizations, and didactic lectures scheduled throughout the month.
FREQUENCY OF CALL.
- Weekends will generally be free of obligation.
- Each student will read selected chapters from the Allergy and Immunology Primer. This can be obtained in advance of the rotation at: http://www.jacionline.org/issues?issue_key=S0091-6749%2807%29X0453-6.
- In addition, articles on current subjects and additional electronic resources will be given to the students.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS. Each student is expected to attend morning conferences in Department of Medicine or Department of Pediatrics from 0730 to 0900 (7:30 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.).
HOW ARE STUDENTS EVALUATED?
- The student will be evaluated on their performance while in the clinic.
- This evaluation will reflect the student's fund of knowledge, ability to gather information, and synthesize an appropriate plan.
- The ability to clearly write or dictate notes and consults will also be evaluated.
- In order to evaluate the student's fund of knowledge a pre- and post-test will be administered.
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