Neurology (NEUR)

NEUR G710  - Focus in Neurology Elective  (2 Credits)  

The M3 2 week elective for neurology is designed to allow students to deepen their exposure to neurology in a specific area of their interest. The elective is appropriate for students who are either considering pursuing neurology as a career or for students who would like to strengthen their skills in the field. The elective will be individualized to the specific needs and interest of the student. Opportunities for the elective include inpatient and outpatient exposures or focused experiences in a specific subspecialty such as stroke etc.

NEUR G810  - Advanced Focus in Neurology  (2-4 Credits)  

The M4 2 week elective for neurology is designed to allow students to deepen their exposure to neurology in a specific area of their interest. The elective is appropriate for students who are either considering pursuing neurology as a career or for students who would like to strengthen their skills in the field. The elective will be individualized to the specific needs and interest of the student. Opportunities for the elective include inpatient and outpatient exposures or focused experiences in a specific subspecialty such as stroke etc. Upon completion of the elective, students will be expected to perform at the level of a first year neurology resident.

NEUR G815  - Neurological Critical Care  (2,4 Credits)  

This is a 2 or 4-week course on the Neurocritical Care service. Students will work alongside a Neuro ICU attending, Neuro ICU Advanced Practice providers and other residents on the service. Students will train in the evaluation of patients with acute brain injury and the concepts of managing critically ill patients with neurological disease. Students are evaluated on the 6 core competencies: Patient care, medical knowledge, Interpersonal & Communication skills, Practice—based learning and Improvement, Professionalism and Systems-Based Practice. Students will attend the scheduled weekly vascular neurology conferences, didactic ICU presentations and will have assigned reading, over the course of this rotation. Students should be expected to work one Saturday day shift during the rotation.

NEUR G899  - Neurology Away Rotation  (4 Credits)  

The student will complete an intensive study of Neurology at another hospital or practice. This course must be approved through the VSAS application service or office of the M3/M4 Director.