IMED661ZM.11 (Las Vegas)
Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Office of Medical Education

  • Course Name: Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • Short Name: IMED661ZM.11 Allergy & Immunology
  • Course Number: IMED661ZM.11
  • Location: Las Vegas
  • Type: Clinical
  • Length: 2 - 4 weeks
  • Preceptor: Jim Christensen, M.D.

Please contact the department to verify elective availability.

Goals/Objectives

  • Management of patients with allergic disorders.
  • Knowledge of asthma, and its process, treatment and natural progression.
  • To understand the principles of skin testing, indications, and implications of results.
  • Knowledge of drugs used in allergic diseases.

Description of Rotation

Community office base with some hospital rounds. Teaching via seeing actual patients and brief discussions of their problems.

References/Materials

  • Immunological Diseases, Max Samter, M.D.
  • Allergy Principles and Practice, Elliott Middleton, Jr., M.D.
  • Medical Immunology, Daniel P. Stites, M.D.

Evaluation Method

Clinical performance on actual patients in an office setting. Present physical findings. Conclusion and treatment plan.

Grade

  • Honors: An exceptional performance which exceeds all course objectives
  • High Pass: A performance which exceeds most course objectives
  • Pass: A performance which meets the course objectives
  • Fail: A performance which does not meet the course objectives