Workshops

Ophthalmology Workshop

Students will need to bring their charged ophthalmoscopes to be used during this workshop.



Learning Objectives:
  1. Correctly identify venous pulsations using an ophthalmoscope.

  2. Correctly identify arteriovenous crossings using an ophthalmoscope.

Students will need to bring their charged ophthalmoscopes to be used during this workshop.



Learning Resources:

Learning Objectives:
  1. Correctly identify cup-to-disk ratio using an ophthalmoscope.

  2. Please provide details information here
  3. Correctly identify venous pulsations using an ophthalmoscope.

  4. Correctly identify arteriovenous crossings using an ophthalmoscope.




Shoulder Workshop

No additional materials will be needed for this workshop.



Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify the top 7 etiologies for shoulder pain in the primary care setting.  

  2. Describe the importance of shoulder range of motion assessments.

  3. Palpate the AC joint, supraspinatus tendon, biceps tendon.

  4. Describe the signs and symptoms of shoulder impingement.

  5. Assess a patient for shoulder impingement.

  6. Assess a patient for referred sources of shoulder pain, primarily from the cervical spine.

No additional materials will be needed for this workshop.



Learning Resources:

Learning Objectives:
  1. Correctly identify the presence of Epicondylitis.

  2. Correctly identify the presence of olecranon bursitis.

  3. Identify ways to help a patient manage rheumatoid arthritis.

  4. Identify ways to help a patient manage ulnar neuropathy.

  5. Assess a patient for rotator cuff integrity and strength.

  6. Assess a patient for bicipital weakness and pain.

  7. Correctly identify ulnar neuropathy.

  8. Please provide details information here
  9. Identify the top 7 etiologies for shoulder pain in the primary care setting.  

  10. Describe the importance of shoulder range of motion assessments.

  11. Palpate the AC joint, supraspinatus tendon, biceps tendon.

  12. Describe the signs and symptoms of shoulder impingement.

  13. Assess a patient for shoulder impingement.

  14. Assess a patient for referred sources of shoulder pain, primarily from the cervical spine.




ECG Workshop

Students will use the reference material in their binders.



Learning Objectives:
  1. Demonstrate proficiency with the following clinical skills*, also applicable to other non-acute rotations in the outpatient, floor and ICU settings:

    • ECG recording and reading
    • establishing IVs and performing fluid resuscitation
    • obtaining ABGs
    • measuring vital signs
    • using cardiac monitors
    • inserting foley catheters
    • performing urinalysis and pregnancy tests
    • maintaining C spine precautions and evaluating patients on a backboard
    • rectal exams
    • administering oxygen by NC, NRB and BVM
    • nebulizer treatments
    • joint immobilization
    • wound care and suturing
  2. Describe cardiac rhythm, rate, and quality (such as intensity, pitch, and location) of the heart sounds and murmurs and variation with maneuvers through auscultation.

Students will use the reference material in their binders.



Learning Resources:

Learning Objectives:
  1. Demonstrate proficiency with the following clinical skills*, also applicable to other non-acute rotations in the outpatient, floor and ICU settings:

    • ECG recording and reading
    • establishing IVs and performing fluid resuscitation
    • obtaining ABGs
    • measuring vital signs
    • u sing cardiac monitors
    • inserting foley catheters
    • performing urinalysis and pregnancy tests
    • maintaining C spine precautions and evaluating patients on a backboard
    • rectal exams
    • administering oxygen by NC, NRB and BVM
    • nebulizer treatments
    • joint immobilization
    • wound care and suturing
  2. Describe cardiac rhythm, rate, and quality (such as intensity, pitch, and location) of the heart sounds and murmurs and variation with maneuvers through auscultation.




Hand/Wrist Workshop

No additional materials required for this workshop.



Learning Objectives:
  1. Demonstrate the surface anatomy of the hand and wrist on yourself.

No additional materials required for this workshop.



Learning Resources:

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe key diagnostic features/tests to confirm the presence of rheumatoid arthritis.

  2. Describe the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.

  3. Describe key ways to help a patient manage trigger finger.

  4. Correctly identify carpal tunnel syndrome.

  5. Correctly identify trigger finger.

  6. Identify ways to help a patient manage rheumatoid arthritis.

  7. Identify ways to help a patient manage 1st Metacarpophalangeal Osteoathritis.

  8. Identify ways to help a patient manage carpal tunnel syndrome.

  9. Identify ways to help a patient manage De Quervain's Tenosynovitis.

  10. Identify ways to help a patient manage ulnar neuropathy.

  11. Correctly identify De Quervain's Tenosynovitis.

  12. Correctly identify 1st Metacarpophalangeal Osteoarthritis. 

  13. Correctly identify ulnar neuropathy.

  14. Please provide details information here
  15. Demonstrate the surface anatomy of the hand and wrist on yourself.




Nephrology Workshop

No additional materials are needed for this workshop.



Learning Objectives:
  1. Assess a patient's kidney function.

  2. Differentiate between acute versus chronic kidney disease.

  3. Identify common presentations of kidney disease.

Students only bring binder with reference materials.

No additional materials are needed for this workshop.



Learning Resources:

Learning Objectives:
  1. Select appropriate laboratory investigations, including chemical, serological, radiological, and functional tests

  2. Assess a patient's kidney function.

  3. Differentiate between acute versus chronic kidney disease.




Information Management & Critical Thinking Skills Workshop

Students will need to present their prepared clinical cases to a workshop instructor.



Learning Objectives:
  1. Access and critically appraise medical information resources.

  2. Communicate findings and plans effectively to team members, both orally and in writing.

Students will need to present their prepared clinical cases to a workshop instructor.



Learning Resources:

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify and address personal clinical knowledge deficits.

  2. Effectively communicate findings and plans to team members about the preceptorship, both orally and in writing.

  3. Access and critically appraise medical information resources.

  4. Communicate patient information to colleagues correctly, completely, and efficiently




Humanism/Palliative Care Workshop

No additional materials needed as this will be a group discussion with role playing.



Learning Objectives:
  1. Demonstrate beginning competence in communication skills and strategies to use during difficult discussions. 

No additional materials needed as this will be a group discussion with role playing.



Learning Resources:

Learning Objectives:
  1. Demonstrate beginning competence in communication skills and strategies to use during difficult discussions. 





Created on 08/01/15