MED 7522

Gastroenterology

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Colleen Unger
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unger084@umn.edu

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    Catalog Description: Gastroenterology consultative services at the University of Minnesota main academic hospital. Weekly rotations on three inpatient consultative services: general GI (luminal), advanced endoscopy & pancreaticobiliary, and hepatology. Outpatient experiences in subspecialty GI clinics with faculty preceptor. Students will primarily participate in inpatient consultative GI care with exposure to urgent endoscopic procedures

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    CO-1015

    Clinics and Surgery Center - Gastroenterology Clinic, 4th Floor

    Students go to both sites

    UMMC - East Bank

    Required session attendance: Thursday afternoon GI conference: 3:00pm-5:00pm

    Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm

    Direct patient care: Yes

    Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling

    Course Objectives: This elective provides excellent exposure to the breadth of gastrointestinal, hepatic, pancreas-biliary, and nutritional issues in the field of Gastroenterology. At the end of this course, the student will be able to: perform a focused GI History & Physical Exam, develop a working understanding of common GI/hepatic/pancreas-biliary disease and their medical management, observe routine and interventional endoscopic procedures, participate in multidisciplinary rounds and conferences, and gain exposure to the spectrum of care in Gastroenterology.

    Graded Components: 

    • Clinical assessment by preceptors

    Grading Scale: H/E/S/N

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    Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

    Limited to Student Type: No

    Course equivalency: N/A

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