INMD 7319

VALUE Radiology

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Katie Krasaway
VALUE Coordinator
katekras@umn.edu

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    Catalog Description: This clerkship presents an overview of the various imaging modalities and image interpretation. Lectures cover fundamentals of image interpretation, nuclear medicine, computerized tomography, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging. This is an opportunity to observe the procedures and read films with staff and residents. Emphasis is on normal anatomy and basic pathologic patterns. There are also multiple opportunities to follow longitudinal patients through the radiology department.

    The clerkship will also focus on how radiology interfaces with other disciplines but attendance at multidisciplinary conferences; Morbidity and Mortality, Gastroenterology Multidisciplinary Conference, Pulmonary Tumor Board, ENT tumor Board, Liver Tumor Board, Breast Conference, and Vascular and Neurology/Neuroradiology conference.

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    VA-1000

    VA Medical Center

     

    Direct patient care: No

    Consent Requirement: Arranged

    Course Objectives: To provide a basic understanding of radiologic studies in a clinical setting.

    The student will:

    • gain an understanding of plain film findings to aid in clinical situations requiring immediate action when a radiologist is not available; and
    • know the indications, risks, and comparative advantages of the various imaging modalities to make effective and efficient use of radiologic studies.

    Graded Components: 

    • Clinical assessment by faculty

    Grading Scale: P/N

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    Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

    Limited to Student Type: Limited to VALUE students

    Course equivalency: N/A

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    Course evaluation: MedHub

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