Preparing for Intern Year

LOCATION: Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: Allison Tadros, MD
DURATION: 2 weeks minimum
OFFERED: 2nd two weeks of Block 8 and 1st two weeks of Block 9
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 8 students
STATUS: Elective

Objectives

Train students to properly manage acute clinical scenarios that will arise while on inpatient and emergency department services.  Sessions will review common patient procedures, entering common orders, basic ordering/interpreting of imaging studies

Methods to Achieve Objectives

Students will be engaged in literature review and discussion groups in this course.  Planned topics included reducing medical errors, residents as teachers and wellness/sleep hygiene.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Students will receive real-time feedback during didactics discussions, sim lab cases and procedure lab.  Students will receive a pass/fail for participating in the course.

Pre-Rotation Instructions

Contact Ms. Ashley McDonald, ashley.mcdonald@hsc.wvu.edu 2 weeks prior to the start of the rotation.