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Course No: MEDIC 9935-C71
Elective: Neuroradiology
Category: Clinical
Department: Radiology
   
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Institution name:
UMKC SOM/Truman Medical Center-Health Sciences District
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2301 Holmes Street  
  Kansas City, MO 64111  
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Contact Person: Andrea McQueen  
     
Instructor Name: Natasha Acosta, MD  
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UMKC Students contact their Educational Team Coordinators; Domestic MD and DO Visiting students should apply through VSLO at https://apps.aamc.org/vsas
   
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Duration of Elective: 1 Months
Maximum # of Students: 1
Year Level: MS V
MS VI
Is Call Expected?: NO
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Prerequisites: NO -
     
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Educational Objectives: 1. Develop the ability to order radiological studies appropriately with an understanding of the indications, contrindications, and clinical impact of each (Risk vs. Benefit)
2. Recognition of major abnormalities on chest x-rays of ICU patients
3. Recognition of common traumatic injuries
4. Recognize normal from abnormal radiographs in an emergency setting
5. Learn the basics of imaging such as radiographic denisities, positioning, differences in the modalities
6. Develop a differential diagnosis and outline subsequent diagnostic work-ups for common problems based on imaging
7. Develop an understanding of the terminology used in the description of diagnostic images
8. Understand the importance of team approach between the radiologists and the clincians
     
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If other: Film review, procedure observ.

 

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