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Electives/Selectives - Introductory Information

What do I need to do to begin Electives? - check list - Class of 2017

Read the Introductory Materials (either in hard copy or on the web)

_____ Discuss your Elective choices with your Dean, focusing on Block A (Rotations 1 – 4) and on Lottery Electives for the entire year.
_____Attend the 4th year Orientation Meeting Friday November 13th at 4:00pm
_____ Enter your Geriatrics Clerkship date choices in Oasis: Friday, January 15th- 8am Monday, January 18th.
_____ Enter your Lottery Elective choices in Oasis – after Geriatrics results are released (no later than 12noon on Monday, January 18th) - 8am Friday, January 22nd.
_____ Elective lottery results will be available on Monday, January 25th. You will be allowed to begin adding and dropping Electives in OASIS on that date.
_____ On January 25th, you may also begin scheduling Specially Arranged, Research, Away Rotations & International Electives. Proposals for these electives must be received at least one month in advance of the elective start date.
_____ Block A Form due by March 11th, 2016. This will be reviewed by your Dean.
_____Choose a residency advisor from the approved list and submit the Advisor Form by March 11th, 2016. If you are not yet able to identify a residency advisor, your Dean can sign this form.

Due between January and August 1:

_____ NetLearning – All assigned modules. Email from Student Affairs will let you know once these annual retraining modules are available (typically in March/April)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have stated that it is the legal duty of health care providers to provide annual retraining in the practice of universal precautions to students who have potential exposure to blood and body fluids. Adherence to the practice of universal precautions is mandatory both by Hospital Policy as well as State and Federal OSHA Regulations.

_____ PPD must be placed and read, 3 days later, by Student Health prior to August 1 and again prior to graduation (during Match week is always a great time to get this done). You need to schedule an appointment at Student Health: https://www.healthyhoos.virginia.edu/