Allergy

LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTORS: Dr. L. Blair Thrush, and Dr. James Clark, II
DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks
OFFERED: Continuously
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 1 student
STATUS: Elective

Objectives

Introduction to clinical allergy and immunology, and to an out-patient approach to medicine.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

Direct involvement of the student in taking an allergy history, physical examination, skin testing, and other laboratory investigation. Preparation of allergy extracts, clinical follow-up of allergy problems, participation in treatment program of the allergic individual.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Available in the department.

Pre-Rotation Instructions 

Contact preceptor two weeks prior to rotation at (304)344-2459. 

ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE ROTATION REPORT TO: Dr. Blair Thrush's office, 3411 Noyes Avenue, at 8:30 AM.