Special Rotation

Department:

Family Medicine

Specific Location:

Athens, TN
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Instructor:

David Byrd MD FAAFP
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Responsible Faculty:

David Byrd MD FAAFP

David Byrd MD  423-744-3394, dlbmd@aol.com

Contact Person:

Tanya Holcomb  423-744-3394  Tanya.Halcomb@LPNT.com

Initial Meeting-Place and Time:

TBA

Periods Offered:

all

Maximum Students per Period:

Goal:

The student can expect to participate in endoscopy including EGD and full colonoscopy, skin surgery, exercise stress testing, ICU, hospital and office medicine.

Objectives:

Recognize the indications for GI endoscopy, skin surgery, exercise stress testing. 

Course Outline:

The student will accompany and assist the attending physician in evaluating and treating hospital and office patients.  The student will also participate in endoscopic procedures, skin surgeries of various types and exercise stress testing.

Methods of Instruction and Distribution of Student's Time

Methods of Instruction % Time
Case-based learning

100

Conference (informal topic centered meeting)
Directed study block (instructor assigns topic)
Exams
Laboratory: type?
Lectures (Instructor formally speaks before a group on a subject)
Observation
Patient care activities:
  Inpatient

50

  Outpatient

50

  Other: (describe)
Preceptorship
Review
Self-directed learning- (student sets the topic)
Web-based course material
Other:

Methods of Evaluation:

Observation of performance and interest

Proposed Rotation Schedule:

Hospital rounds and procedures 0800 to 1400.  Office from 1400 to 1800.  Free Clinic on Thursday 1700 to 1900

# of hours per week the student is expected be involved in this rotation:

40+

Housing

local Hospital room

Mileage

reimbursed

Per-diem

food covered