PREREQUISITES AND PLACEMENT IN THE CURRICULUM: Successful completion of the Internal Medicine Core Clerkship.
                                    
PURPOSE
: The student will improve skills in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary disease and in the interpretation of pulmonary function tests.
 
COMPETENCIES:
 
INSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES:  
Students will participate in inpatient pulmonary consultation, management of mechanical ventilation, and diagnostic techniques and thoracentesis. Outpatient Pulmonary Medicine Clinic will meet twice a week. A brief didactic seminar on a pulmonary topic of interest will be completed. The stud ent will be supervised by at least 3 pulmonary physicians and will see approximately 8-10 patients weekly.
 
SUGGESTED TEXT:
General Medicine Textbooks (Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, etc.)
 
ASSESSMENT:
Students will receive feedback during this elective one-on-one every two weeks, as well as formal evaluation at the end of the rotation. Information for the final evaluation will be based on the information requested by the student’s school evaluation sheet.
 
ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
Program Number ELEC 625             
Location ALGH                                  
Coordinator:  Tara Murphy; tara.murphy@advocatehealth.com

Telephone:  847-723-6479

Duration: 4 Weeks                                         
Lectures/Conferences/Faculty contact :11
Night Call: No                                                 
Laboratory: 0
Weekends: No                                                 
Outpatient: 4
Students accepted: Min. 1 Max 1                                            
Inpatient: 15
Housestaff used as Faculty? No                    
Total hours/week: 40
 
Reporting Instructions:

Reporting instructions will be emailed to the student the week prior to the start date.
 
Immunization & Compliance forms can be found here. 
Key Words:
 
Note: Clinical electives at Advocate hospitals (ACMC, AIMMC, ALGH) are only available to students from LCME and AOA accredited institutions.

  Reviewed and Approved 1/15/14
Updated:  9/29/14