Medical Degree Program Admissions Information for Incoming Students Curriculum Electives Student Experience Student Support 630A - Clinical Immunology Home Education Medical Education Medical Degree Program Curriculum 630A - Clinical Immunology Course Director, Coordinator and General Administrative Information Faculty & Staff Office Location Phone Email Director: Sudhir Gupta, MD C249 Medical Sciences 1 714-456-3870 firstname.lastname@example.org Coordinator: Haley Nguyen 333 City Tower, Suite 400, C2 Orange, CA 92868 714-456-3870 email@example.com DESCRIPTION Types of patients seen through Inpatient and Outpatient Services are those with asthma, allergic rhinitis, urticaria, drug allergy, hypersensitivity lung diseases, immunodeficiency diseases, and immunological disorders including HIV. Attending rounds are required to evaluate inpatients and consultations are seen by Immunology fellows and faculty. There are eight outpatient clinics a week; six allergy and two immunology. PREREQUISITES This course is intended for third- and fourth-year students enrolled in the undergraduate medical education program at UCI School of Medicine. RESTRICTIONS This course is intended for third- and fourth-year students enrolled in the undergraduate medical education program at UCI School of Medicine. COURSE DIRECTOR Dr. Gupta has worked in higher education since 1970 and graduated with a doctorate in IM & DSc from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow University, Lucknow. Dr. Gupta has been board certified in Allergy & Immunology since 1977 and has been with UCI since 1982. Haley Nguyen is the course coordinator for 630A course. INFORMATION FOR THE FIRST DAY Who to Report to on First Day: Prior to your rotation you will receive an email with instructions on the location, time, room and who to report to on your first day of the elective course rotation. Location to Report on First Day: Prior to your rotation you will receive an email with instructions on the location, time, room and who to report to on your first day of the elective course rotation. Time to Report on First Day: Prior to your rotation you will receive an email with instructions on the location, time, room and who to report to on your first day of the elective course rotation. SITE: UCI Medical Center DURATION: Two weeks Scheduling Coordinator: UCI students please call 714-456-8462 to make a scheduling appointment. Periods Available: The time of the course must be pre-approved by the elective director at least three months prior to the start of the course. No exceptions. NUMBER OF STUDENTS ALLOWED: Two per rotation WHAT STUDENTS SHOULD DO TO PREPARE FOR THE COURSE Arrive promptly COMMUNICATION WITH FACULTY Dr. Yvonne Hsieh, Dr. Asal Naderi or any other of our faculty can answer questions. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 630A 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 Perform an adult and pediatric allergy and immunology history and examination and recognize normal and abnormal findings of the upper and lower respiratory tract including the nasal passages. B-1. The ability to competently conduct a medical interview and counseling to take into account patient health beliefs, patient agenda and the need for comprehensive medical and psychosocial assessment B-2. The ability to competently perform a complete and organ-system-specific examination including a mental health status examination Medical Interview Physical Exam Skillful Skillful Demonstrate knowledge of the normal function of these organ systems and the pathogenesis especially allergic, immunologic and infectious diseases of these organ systems including genetic and bimolecular mechanisms where known. A-1. Knowledge of the structure and function of the major organ systems, including the molecular, biochemical and cellular mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis Structure and Function of Organ Systems Knowledgeable Demonstrate knowledge of basic immunologic and allergic principles. 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 Demonstrate knowledge of recommended treatments and the evidence used to formulate treatment recommendations. 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 Demonstrate knowledge of the mechanism of action, safety and side effects of medications. 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 Capable of instructing patients to use medications especially various spray and inhalers. B-3. The ability to articulate a cogent, accurate assessment and plan, and problem list, using diagnostic clinical reasoning skills in all the major disciplines Patient Management Skillful Demonstrate knowledge of allergen avoidance and environmental control measures. B-5. The ability to practice effective preventive medicine by identifying, addressing and advocating for strategies to maintain health and well-being, to identify and treat disease early where appropriate and to advise on lifestyle practices Patient Management Skillful Course Resources TEXTS AND READINGS: SUGGESTED ACAAI/AAAAI reading material from the website and the ACAAI/AAAAI syllabus, also when in the elective rotation faculty member(s) will provide what other reading material to read. Major Exams, Assignments and Grading MANDATORY SESSIONS Session Title Location Didactics lectures on Mondays & Thursdays AM with Dr. Hsieh Wednesdays at 12 p.m. with AI Faculty member(s) Fridays AM and PM with Dr. Gupta MAJOR ASSIGNMENTS AND EXAMS ITE and Boards 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. 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 of 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 of 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.