Assignments

  1. OSCE: The Observed Neurological examination is performed on one occasion, on a patient on the inpatient service or outpatient clinic, with direct supervision of by Neurology resident or faculty.
  2. The “Coma” Neurological examination: Direct observation by Neuro ICU faculty for each student on a patient in the ICU.
  3. Communication: One write-up is required, with summative feedback. The write-up is required to be in the form of a History and Physical examination.
  4. Problem-Based Learning/Critical Appraisal of the literature/Clinical application of basic science: For each case written up, a clinical question with answer and literature review is required.
  5. Attendance at small group is required. Students are assigned cases for small group and required to work in groups to define the answers. These are shared across sites and reviewed by faculty.
  6. Clinical log has to be completed: this is reviewed once at mid-point review (with an opportunity to modify the experience as needed to ensure that the student is able to complete the log during the clerkship). It is also reviewed at the exit interview.
  7. Three pre-test quizzes are required.
  8. Medication reconciliation must be performed on at least one out-patient or inpatient, supervised by faculty or resident. (EPIC Training will replace this requirement). 
  9. Admission orders are required on at least one inpatient, supervised by faculty or resident. (EPIC Training will replace this requirement). 
  10. 3 quizzes for online modules are required (Discharge Planning, Stroke Prevention, Head CT).
  11. Each student is required to be “on-call” with the Night Float resident for one night, during the four week block.
  12. Self-assessment of professionalism is required (see One45).

Communication: One write-up is required with summative feedback. The write-up is required to be in the form of a History and Physical examination.