PMED 7412

Rehabilitation Medicine for Adults - Orthopedics, Neurology

Contact

Jessica DeVries
Course Coordinator
devriesj@umn.edu

Campus
Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
Requirement
MS Year
Hands-On
Terms Offered
Credits
Prerequisites

PMED 7410 recommended but not required

Details

Catalog Description: This course is designed for students who are interested in pursuing residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Orthopedics, Neurology. Student-physicians will be responsible for inpatient work-ups and management as well as having the opportunity to participate in a variety of specialty clinics (EMG and Botox, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputee, musculoskeletal pain, cardiac rehab) and inpatient consults. Advanced students with specific interests will be encouraged to participate in designing the rotation to fit their needs. At the conclusion of the four weeks, students will be able to: Take a PM&R oriented history; Perform a physical examination with an emphasis on functional status and disability; Formulate rehabilitation goals and treatment plan. The student will present a 20 minute presentation on a rehabilitation topic to the inpatient staff at the end of the two week rotation.

Sites: 

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Site Code

Site Name

Notes

VA-1000

VA Medical Center

 

Required session attendance:

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:  M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm, no weekends

Direct patient care:  Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling

Course Objectives:  The student will:

  • Demonstrate ability to take a PM&R oriented history 
  • Perform a physical examination with an emphasis functioal status and disability.
  • Formulate rehabilitation goals and treatment plan 
  • Gain experience working with an interdisciplinary health care team and report medical aspects of care at team meetings
  • Demonstrate ability to document progress notes, history and physical or consultation
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of rehabilitation needs of persons with specific disease processes (TBI, SCI, stroke)
  • Demonstrate understanding of concepts of disease, impairment, disability and handicap

Graded Components:

  • Brief quiz at the end of the rotation, outline of topics will be provided at the beginning of the rotation
  • Clinical assessment by attending

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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