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Chair: Richard Barohn, M.D.
The Department of Neurology is introduced to medical students in the first year that clinical correlation is offered in connection with the neuroanatomy courses. During the clinical modules, clinical neurology electives allow students to participate in the management of inpatients and outpatients on the neurological service and in the educational conferences that are part of the neurology department. Conferences include pediatric neurology, neuropathology, and neuroradiology. Students obtain some familiarity with interpretation of electroencephalograms and electromyograms and supervised experience in the evaluation of patients with neurological problems seen in consultation. Students are accepted into these electives only after at least one previous clinical module.

NEUR 931 Neurology Clinical Clerkship--University of Kansas Medical Center (4).
The Neurology Section provides clinical experience and exposure to common neurological problems. The department is staffed by one full-time and three part-time neurologists. Students will be assigned to cases which have teaching value. He/She will be expected to carry out a detailed examination of the patients assigned and present them to the staff. The student is expected to take an active part in complete diagnostic evaluationa and the management of patients. The main focus will be to develop skills of neurological examinations, interpretation of findings and clinical and anatomic correlation. The student can also take part in speciality clinics such as Movement Disorder, Memory, Cerebrovascular.


NEUR 932 Clinical Neurology--Veterans Administration Medical Center (4).
The student will be assigned patients selected on the basis of their teaching value. He/she will be expected to carry out complete detailed examinations of each patient and assume responsibility for assisting in all phases of the patient's diagnostic evaluation. Emphasis will be on developing skills in examination, interpretation on findings and neuroanatomic correlation. During this elective, the student will participate actively in all teaching conferences held both at this hospital and at KUMC. In exceptional cases, by prior arrangement and if an opening is available, a student may split time between neurology services at KUMC and the VAMC. Offered in modules I-XII. Prerequisite: One clinical module or permission of instructor.


NEUR 933 Neurology--Advanced Topics (4).
The Neurology Section provides clinical experience and exposure to common neurological problems. The department is staffed by one full-time and three part-time neurologists. Students will be assigned to cases which have teaching value. He/She will be expected to carry out a detailed examinatino of the patients assigned and present them to the staff. The student is expected to take an active part in complete diagnostic evaluation and the management of patients. The main focus will be to devleop skills of neurological examinations interpretation of findings and clinical and anatomic correlation. The student can also take part in specialty clinics such as Movement Disorder, Memory, Cerebrovascular. Offered in modules I-XII. Prerequisite: NEUR 931 or NEUR 932.


NEUR 934 Advanced Clinical Neurology--Veterans Administration Medical Center (4).
This course will consist of assumption of more responsibility concerning diagnostic formulation and management of the patient with emphasis on clinical neurology. Offered in modules I-XII. Prerequisite: NEUR 931 or NEUR 932.


NEUR 935 Advanced Clinical Neurology - Veterans Administration Medical Center, Leavenworth (4).
The Neurology Section provides clinical experience and exposure to common neurological problems. The department is staffed by one full-time and three part-time neurologists. Students will be assigned to cases which have teaching value. He/She will be expected to carry out a detailed examination of the patients assigned and present them to the staff. The student is expected to take an active part in complete diagnostic evaluation and the management of patients. The main focus will be to develop skills of neurologic examinations, interpretation of findings and clinical and anatomic correlation. The student can also take part in specialty clinics such as Movement Disorder, Memory and/or Cerebrovascular. Offered in modules I-XII. Prerequisite: NEUR 931 or NEUR 932.



Course credit hours are indicated in parentheses after the course title.

Updated 09/17/2014