Students must obtain permission from faculty to take this course prior to enrollment
Course Description: The students will be introduced to cytologic material representing specific disease processes which can then be transmitted to the clinicians in the form of meaningful diagnostic terms. The student will have the opportunity to observe and participate in the activities in the laboratory under close staff supervision.
Prerequisites: UC Irvine students must have successfully completed the basic science curriculum. Extramural students must be in the final year of undergraduate medical education and have completed course work equivalent to UC Irvine's Clinical Pathology and Pathology course.
Periods Available: Throughout the year EXCEPT during the last two weeks in December
Duration: 4 week minimum
Number of Students: To be determined.
Restrictions: Students must obtain permission from faculty prior to enrollment. This rotation is not accepting international students
Course Objectives: At the end of this rotation the student will be able to:
Key Topics: Gynecologic cytopathology, Non-GYN cytology, Fine needle aspiration
Competencies: Not stated
Attitudes & Commitments: Students are expected to be available daily for signout, FNAs in clinics, and review of FNAs performed during imaging procedures, Monday –Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM
Educational Activities: Sign out, review of cases, weekly cytology lecture
What Students Should do to Prepare for the Rotation: N/A
Clinical Responsibilities of the Student: This is not a clinical rotation
Patient Care Responsibilities: This is not a clinical rotation
Call Schedule of the Student: This is not a clinical rotation
Procedures to be Learned by the Student: This is not a clinical rotation
Percentage of Time Student will Participate in Ambulatory Setting: This is not a clinical rotation
Conference/Lecture/Small Group Sessions: Not stated
Course Hours Weekly Summary: Not stated
Content Theme Integration: Not stated
Recommended Reading: To be arranged.
Official Grading Policy: The student will receive a grade of Honors, Pass or Fail. The student’s final grade will be submitted on the standard UC Irvine elective form. The student performance will be based upon attendance, initiative and course knowledge. If the student fails the elective a grade of "F" will be permanently recorded on his/her transcript. The student can repeat the course for a second grade, however, the "F" will not be removed from the transcript.
Department: Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Site: UC Irvine Medical Center/LBMMC
Elective Director: Ronald Kim, M.D., UC Irvine School of Medicine, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Med Surge II, Room 377A, Irvine CA 92697-4800, (949) 824-6857, firstname.lastname@example.org
Scheduling Coordinator: UC Irvine students please email email@example.com or call (714) 456-5176 to make a scheduling appointment. Please read the following information carefully. Any student enrolled at a U.S. LCME medical school will use VSAS to apply. To apply please refer to this website http://www.aamc.org/programs/vsas/ International and osteopathic students will not use VSAS. To apply please refer to the application link towards the top-left of this page.
All Extramural students please contact Stefani Ching, UC Irvine School of Medicine, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Medical Surge I, Room 160, Irvine, CA 92697-4800, (949) 824-5367, firstname.lastname@example.org
Site Coordinator: Stefani Ching, UC Irvine School of Medicine, Department
of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Medical Surge I, Room 160, Irvine, CA 92697-4800, (949) 824-5367, email@example.com
Course Website: None
Location to Report on First Day: contact the site coordinator for this information
Time to Report on First Day: contact the site coordinator for this information
Who to Report to First Day: contact the site coordinator for this information