Jul 16, 2018  
Catalog/Bulletin 2016-2017 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MED 472 - PULMONARY MEDICINE

[152 Hours]
The student will make daily rounds with interns, residents, fellows and attending staff on the Inpatient Pulmonary and Pulmonary Consult services. The student will be instructed in chest radiograph, chest CT and pulmonary function test interpretation, and will have an opportunity to develop these skills during the month. A wide variety of pulmonary conditions will be encountered while performing consultations and primary patient care. The student may participate in procedures including: thoracentesis, percutaneous tracheostomy, fiberoptic brochoscopy and pleural needle biopsy. Students will receive instruction in the outpatient evaluation of common and unusual pulmonary diseases in the weekly Chest Clinic and Tuberculosis Clinic.