Jun 16, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019

OPHTH 420 - OPHTHALMOLOGY CLINICAL

[152 Hours]
This four-week course is designed to familiarize aspiring ophthalmologists and non-ophthalmologists with general ophthalmic problems and skills that are useful to all physicians. Includes exposure to all aspects of general ophthalmology with a concentration on the student’s individual interests. The student will be assigned to work directly with one of the senior residents or faculty members for two weeks each in Baton Rouge (apartment may be provided), and the New Orleans LSU and ILH locations. Surgery observation and progressive responsibility for patient workup and treatment plan. The student is expected to attend in-patient consults and Wednesday didactic sessions with the option to attend neuroscience and subspecialty conferences and journal clubs. Student will present one patient at grand rounds. Evaluation is a short, multiple-choice test and an overall assessment of performance.