LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTORS: Drs. Sandra Y. Elliott, W.
DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 1 student
This rotation is designed to provide the student with a broad overview of community and of hospital based infectious diseases.
Methods to Achieve Objectives
Students will see patients with a wide variety of infectious diseases and will write the consultation note after presenting the case to an infectious disease attending. An extensive library of books and reprints concerning infectious diseases will be available. A portion of the rotation will be spent in the clinical routine cultures of blood sputum, urine, spinal fluid, etc. Attending rounds are held daily and there are daily clinical infectious disease conferences. Appropriate antibiotic usage is stressed.
Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria
Available in the department.
Contact assigned preceptor prior to beginning of rotation.