Sep 22, 2018  
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018

MCLIN 231 - DISEASE AND THERAPY OF THE HEMATOLOGIC SYSTEM

[38 Hours]
Disease and Therapy of the Hematologic System is a required course for all second year medical students. The course integrates the pathology, microbiology, and pharmacology relevant to major hematologic diseases. In addition to these basic science underpinnings , clinical aspects of hematologic diseases are emphasized. These include screening and prevention, history taking , physical examination , diagnostic testing , clinical reasoning, and management (acute and chronic) . The course employs a variety of teaching modalities . These include lectures, computer based cases, and team based learning (TBL) sessions . The Disease and Therapy of the Hematologic System course assesses students based on quiz grades , TBL grades , professionalism, and a final exam provided by the National Board of Medical Examiners.