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MED 330C. Pulmonary Medicine Clerkship (SCVMC)

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Department
Medicine
Courses      Clerkships


Description
Affords students an opportunity to deal with a broad range of clinical pulmonary problems. Working as part of a busy consulting service, students develop a practical approach to evaluating and managing patients with respiratory disease. The spectrum of patients ranges from ambulatory outpatients, to patients with tuberculosis, to ICU patients with acute respiratory failure. The application of the basic principles of physiology to clinical problems is emphasized. Under supervision, students participate in interpreting pulmonary function tests and other diagnostic procedures.

Prerequisites
Medicine 300A and consent of instructor.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for four weeks. 1 student per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Valley Specialty Center, 5th Floor, Room 5Q153; Time: 8:00 am. On the first day of their rotation, all medical students must sign-in at the Housestaff Office at SCVMC, Room 7C054.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Director:
Carl Kirsch, M.D.

Other Faculty
V.Chen, F. Kagawa, J. Wehner, V. Mohindra, E. Hsiao, A. Friedenberg.

Coordinator
Amy Bodine (408-885-2051), Building Q, Suite 5Q153, Valley Specialty Center.


 

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