Year Four Courses

ANSTH 772 - Pain Management

 

Credits: 5

 

Program Directors:

  • Dr. Vitaly Gordin

 

Administrative Coordinator:

Ms. Connie Williard (cwilliard@hmc.psu.edu)

 

Contact Information:

vgordin@hmc.psu.edu
531-5680

 

Prerequisites:

Third year core clerkships.

 

Maximum Number of Students:

1

 

When Offered:

All Rotations

 

Length Of Course:

1 month

 

Date/Time/Location:

8:00 a.m.; Pain Clinic

 

Description:

The course involves the medical evaluation and treatment of patients with pain due to cancer and other chronic pain syndromes. The student is closely involved with the diagnosis and treatment of various painful conditions. Emphasis is placed on evaluation of the pain patient; the pharmacology of analgesic and adjuvant agents; and interventional techniques for the treatment of pain. Grading for this rotation will be based on faculty evaluation of the student's knowledge base, participation, and interest. As this rotation does not require any of the traditional duties of internship other than evaluation and diagnosis, and acting internship is not available.

 

Additional Information:

Report To:

Vitaly Gordin, M.D.