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Rheumatology

LOCATION: Ruby Memorial Hospital - Morgantown, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: Kelley Gannon, MD
DURATION: 2 weeks minimum
OFFERED: Continuously
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 2 students
STATUS: Elective

Objectives

  1. To become familiar with diagnosis and management of patients with arthritis and connective tissue disease;
  2. To learn injection techniques as appropriate.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

By participation in initial evaluation and follow-up of both inpatients and outpatients with musculoskeletal complaints.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Daily observation. Students will be evaluated on the quality of their interactions with patients and the completeness of the data base. Their fund of general medical knowledge and their attitudes toward acquiring new information will be evaluated.

Pre-Rotation Instructions

Contact Ms. Brandy Shroyer, brandy.shroyer@hsc.wvu.edu two weeks prior to rotation start date.