Elective Number: (Oasis E74y) 2912
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. David Ornan
Coordinator: Sandy Kerns (email@example.com); 924-9484
Rotation Duration: Min 2 weeks/Max 4 weeks
Rotation Location: UVA Medical Center, Main Hospital, Room 1577
Available: Rotations 3, 4a, 6-12, 13a & 14
Time to Report: 8:00 am
Place to Report: Residency/Student Elective Office - Room 1832
Typical day: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
- Anyone who is ill or has a personal or family emergency must contact Student Affairs and the Rotation Supervisor.
- All requests for days off must be emailed to Sandy Kerns, Education Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Students are allowed to take off 1 day per week to interview between November 1 and February 1.
- Specific days missed must be approved by the Rotation Supervisor.
Dress Code: Professional
Number of students per rotation: 2
Lecture Attendance: Students will attend any scheduled lectures given by Neuroradiology attendings/fellows and are encouraged to attend any of the weekly interdisciplinary conferences that may be of interest (e.g. tumor boards, epilepsy, pediatric neurology).
Additional Requirements: Students will prepare a 10-15 minute PowerPoint presentation on an interesting case they encountered during the elective. Emphasize patient presentation, relevant anatomy, imaging findings, pathophysiology, and management. Students will present cases to Dr. Ornan, or one of the fellows/resident, as caseload allows. Email your presentations to Dr. Ornan and cc to Sandy Kerns (email@example.com). Case presentations will be saved in the department’s I-Drive. Have fun creating your presentation; learn and enjoy the case, whatever you feel relevant that will enhance the learning experience is welcome!
Students will participate in daily read-out sessions with residents and fellows.
Specific Learning Objectives:
- Learn the main indications for radiographic studies in the emergency inpatient and outpatient settings
- Identify the commonly obtained radiographic projections learn basic radiologic anatomy on spine radiographs
- Learn basic radiologic anatomy on spine radiographs
- Identify the imaging appearance of the most common emergent findings on spine and head/neck radiographs
- Learn the main indications for cross-sectional imaging studies in the emergency, inpatient and outpatient settings
- Be able to distinguish a CT scan from an MRI
- Be aware of the risks of radiation exposure
- Learn basic anatomy on cross sectional brain and head/neck studies, including vascular anatomy on CTA/MRA
- Identify the most common emergent findings on head CT, including infarcts, hemorrhage, mass lesions, infection and herniation patterns
- Identify common spinal fractures on CT
- Understand the importance of protocoling, including when contrast is and is not indicated
Neuroradiology: The Requisites. Yousem and Grossman
UVa online interactive tutorial http://www.med-ed.virginia.edu/courses/rad/