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Goals & Core Clinical Conditions


 

Goa​​​ls 

  1. Appropriately assess and develop management plans for patients who present with symptoms or problems commonly seen in community primary care.

  2. Identify recommended preventive services and health promotion opportunities for different groups of patients at risk.

  3. Demonstrate using each encounter to enhance the Doctor-Patient relationship.

  4. Incorporate knowledge of communities/culture/context in order to understand their effects on health and illness and use that knowledge in the assessment and planning of care.

  5. Incorporate knowledge of how teams and medical homes promote enhanced medical care.

  6. Demonstrates professional attributes and recognize those clinical situations where student’s knowledge/skills are inadequate, and pursue adult learning methods to improve that situation.​

Core Si​gns or Symptoms

During both the RCC and AAC rotations, you are expected to see the types of patient problems seen in an office-based practice and to develop expertise (appropriate to a 3rd year student) in the assessment and management of those problems. Students will be expected to master a core group of common symptoms and problems and perform and be evaluated on specified physical exam skill(s).

  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Low Back Pain
  • Oral Pain/Lesions
  • Skin Lesions
  • Weight Loss/Failure to Thrive​

Core Cli​nical Problems

During both the RCC and AAC rotations, you are expected to see the types of patient problems seen in an office-based practice and to develop expertise (appropriate to a 3rd year student) in the assessment and management of those problems. Students will be expected to master a core group of common symptoms and problems and perform and be evaluated on specified physical exam skill(s).

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • End of Life Care
  • Health Maintenance
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Strains & Sprains
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Urinary Tract Infection​