Musculoskeletal Care is a two-week block taught by faculty in:
Physical Medicine and
The block will focus
primarily on outpatient musculoskeletal care involving acute and chronic rehabilitation,
and skeletal health maintenance. The clinical experience will take place in the
orthopedic, physical medicine & rehabilitation and rheumatology
outpatient clinics within the School of Medicine clinical affiliates.
In order to ofer preceptor continuity, student schedules mirror faculty schedules and thus various sites of practice. Students can expect to work out of more than one of the four affiliate sites while on the block.
Core Clinical Conditions
- Develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to care for those with musculoskeletal issue(s) in the outpatient setting.
- Develop the skills and attitudes necessary to communicate with patients and other healthcare providers.