Neurology

LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTORS: Kuruvilla John, MD / Carol Foster, MD
DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks
OFFERED: Continuously
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 2 students
STATUS: Elective

Objectives

To broaden the student's knowledge and experience in neurology; to strengthen the student's fundamental knowledge of neurobiology as it relates to problems in neurology and medicine; to increase the student's knowledge and experience in internal medicine.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

The student will function as a subintern and will be responsible for patients under supervision. Students will perform histories and neurological examinations on patients assigned to the student and will share in their care during their hospitalization. Student will assist in emergency room consultations both in the hospital and in the emergency room and will attend and participate in neurology conferences.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Available in the department.

Pre-Rotation Instructions

On the first day of rotations, page assigned preceptor.