NEUR 7124

Sleep Disorders Medicine

Contact

Patrick Puskala
Course Coordinator
umeneuro@umn.edu

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

N/A

Details

Course Personnel:

  • Dr. Snigdha Pusalavidyasagar (Sagar), Fairview Sleep Center Riverside

Catalog Description:  Students will observe patient care management with staff and fellows. After the first day, students will start seeing primarily new patients, 3-4 patients a day, obtain history and exam; create differential diagnosis /workup and treatment plans. Students will also work at Sleep lab with Clinical Specialist, hands-on learning about devices and modes of therapy.

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Required session attendance:

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:

  • FU: M-F, 7:30am-5:00pm

Direct patient care:  Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling

Course Objectives:  This course will familiarize students with all aspects of common sleep disorders:

  • taking an appropriate history;
  • performing an appropriate physical examination;
  • generating a differential diagnosis;
  • ordering indicated diagnostic studies;
  • synthesizing clinical and laboratory data; and
  • managing common sleep disorders.

Graded Components:

  • 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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Course evaluation:  MedHub