Year Four Courses
MED 727 - Elective in Pulmonary Medicine
- Dr. Kevin Gleeson
Third Year Medicine Clerkship
Maximum Number of Students:
Length Of Course:
Hershey, Lehigh, and York (Dr. Brian Pollack). 8:00 a.m., Room 5860
Student is responsible for initial consultation, case presentation, and daily follow-up. Evaluation of the patient is then reviewed by faculty on a bedside presentation on daily rounds. Chest x-ray, pulmonary function testing, and other laboratory evaluations are also the responsibility of the student as the month progresses. A varied outpatient environment is also available to the student, including pulmonary consultation, sleep disorders, allergy, lung cancer, and occupational pulmonary medicine. Students are responsible for creating one multi media case for the Web site and will meet with a trained patient/actor to develop clinical skills.
• To become familiar with the diagnosis, management and treatment of common respiratory system disorders in an acute patient care environment.
• To understand basic pulmonary physiology to assist and guide patient care.
• To be able to interpret normal and abnormal chest radiological studies.
Course Specific Requirements: Students are responsible for creating one multi-media case for the website.