The major goal of this rotation is to learn how to assess patients with neurologic symptoms so that they can be appropriately diagnosed and treated.
WARD AND CLINIC PERFORMANCE: Students will be evaluated on ward and clinic performance by an inpatient service attending in consultation with other attending physicians as well as neurology residents.
WRITTEN EXAMINATION: The examination, given on the last day of the rotation, will consist of 50 multiple-choice questions. A passing score on this exam is 75 or higher.
FINAL GRADE: Final course grade breakdown:
- Clinical work on the wards and in the clinics = 60%
- Written examination = 30%
- CAPE assessment = 5%
- Professionalism = 5%
To assign your final grade we use the above combined results of clinical assessment, written examination, CAPE, and professionalism. Please note clinical assessment is a collaborative decision which includes an attending physician and our faculty grading committee. The grading committee will use feedback/assessments from residents and other faculty you will have worked with on rotation at your assigned site. Your final grade will be determined using a bell curve for your current block.
Grades for this course are assigned as follows:
High Pass: 85-92