Medical Degree Program Admissions Information for Incoming Students Curriculum Electives Student Experience Student Support 600B - Advanced Topics in Anatomy This course is available to fourth-year UCI students only. Students must obtain permission from the elective director prior to enrollment in this course. This is not a clinical rotation. Home Education Medical Education Medical Degree Program Curriculum 600B - Advanced Topics In Anatomy Course Director, Coordinator and General Administrative Information Faculty & Staff Office Location Phone Email Director/Coordinator: Jamie Wikenheiser, PhD 306 C Med Surge II 949-824-4609 email@example.com DESCRIPTION Enrollees are given the option of selecting the area(s) they wish to study and determine the (depth/degree) of detail they wish to pursue. Because the course is taken by fourth year medical students, the study topics are generally in areas of the choice of residency. An appreciation of three-dimensional relationships of structures is stressed, along with their functional and clinical importance. PREREQUISITES Medical School Gross Anatomy and third year curriculum. RESTRICTIONS This course is available to fourth-year UCI medical students only. COURSE DIRECTOR Dr. Wikenheiser is working to understand: medical education, pediatric cardiology, pediatric urology, adult urology Scientific Focus: primary focus centers on medical and surgical education of medical students. Research focus centers on pediatric cardiology, the molecular mechanisms of coronary artery anomalies and more recently pediatric and adult urology. INFORMATION FOR THE FIRST DAY Who to Report to on First Day: Jamie Wikenheiser, PhD Location to Report on First Day: Room 306 D Med Surge II – basement of Med Surge II, Irvine Time to Report on First Day: Contact Dr. Wikenheiser to verify time SITE: UCI School of Medicine DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks Scheduling Coordinator: UCI students please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make a scheduling appointment. Periods Available: The time of the course must be pre-approved by the elective director at least 3 months prior to the start of the course. No exceptions. NUMBER OF STUDENTS ALLOWED: 1-4 WHAT STUDENTS SHOULD DO TO PREPARE FOR THE COURSE Students are required to submit a plan for approval to the course director that includes: the rationale for taking the course, what goals are to be achieved, how goals are to be achieved, and how goals are to be evaluated. Students should complete the online bloodborne pathogen and formaldehyde safety training at www.ehs.uci.edu. COMMUNICATION WITH FACULTY Questions about logistics should be directed to the Course Coordinator. Direct questions, comments, or concerns about the course can be directed to the Course Director. Contact information and office location are at the beginning of this document. The Course Director is also available to meet in person. Please email email@example.com to arrange an appointment. To ensure that your email will not be lost in the large volume of email received, please use the following convention for the subject line: SUBJECT: COURSE NAME, your last name, your issue (e.g. XXX, Smith, Request for appointment) Course Objectives and Program Objective Mapping The following are the learning objectives for the 600B course. Students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in these areas in order to satisfactorily complete the course. In addition, the extent of a student's mastery of these objectives will help guide the course evaluation and grade. Course Objective Mapped UCI School of Medicine Program Objective Sub Competency Core Competency Demonstrate increased knowledge of the three-dimensional and functional anatomy of the human body and its application in a variety of clinical settings and technologic constructs A-2. Knowledge of the pathogenesis of diseases, interventions for effective treatment, and mechanisms of health maintenance to prevent disease Disease Pathogenesis and Treatment Knowledgeable Course Resources TEXTS AND READINGS: REQUIRED AND SUPPORTING Grant’s Dissector (14th Edition), Patrick W. Tank, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Recommended Reading(s): Clinical anatomy journal articles related to the area(s) of interest. Other: Clinical Anatomy textbooks related to area(s) of interest. Major Exams, Assignments and Grading MANDATORY SESSIONS The student will perform detailed dissections in those areas in which he/she has an interest. The student will attend small group lectures/discussions Sample student schedule: MTWThF – 8am-12pm (laboratory); 1-3pm (small group) GRADING Medical Students are graded using the following scale: Honors (H), Pass (P), Fail (F), and Incomplete (I). For further information, please review the Grading Policy. Evaluation of performance is based on written and/or oral examination. The student's final grade will be submitted on the standard UCI elective form. You have 30 days from the date of the grade to appeal any aspect of this grade. Please contact your Clerkship/course Director should you have any questions. Requirements for “Pass” To receive a grade of Pass, students must demonstrate successful performance in all the following areas: Knowledge Patient Care Practice-Based Learning Interpersonal & Communication Skills Professionalism Systems-Based Practice Requirements for “Honors” To receive a grade of Honors, students must demonstrate exceptional performance in all the following areas: Knowledge Patient Care Practice-Based Learning Interpersonal & Communication Skills Professionalism Systems-Based Practice Grounds for “Incomplete” You will not be issued a grade until all elements of the course have been completed. REMEDIATION Remediation, if needed, will be designed by the Course Director to suit the issue at hand. Grounds for “Fail”: You will receive a grade of "Fail" if the requirements for passing the course have not been met. Please refer to the Grading Policy for the impact of the "Fail" grade to the transcript. 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.