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Chair/Dr. Craig Walker
Dr. Melissa Manzer/Student Coordinator
Tina Hunter, Curriculum Clerk
Room 1541 UMA
402-559-1018
To pre-arrange this elective contact:
Tina Hunter
Department of Radiology
thunter@unmc.edu
402-559-1018
University Tower 3: 1336

RADI 720 DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY 4 Credit Hours

ELECTIVE

Daily observations of film interpretation, fluoroscopic examinations and interventional radiographic procedures. We will discuss plain film analysis of the abdomen and chest, terminology used with different modalities, radiation protection and the patient's experience of radiological tests. You will further learn by teaching your peers through unknown cases and presentations. With the cooperation of the instructor, emphasis can be directed to specialized areas such as pediatric radiology, cardiovascular radiology, ultrasounds, neuroradiology, musculoskeletal radiology, and GU radiology. Students will be assigned at the University Hospital. You will receive your clinical schedule at the beginning of the rotation.

Contact: Tina Hunter; thunter@unmc.edu; 402-559-1018; UT3 1336 (Zip 1045)

Typically Offered: Each four weeks except December

Capacity: 16

Visiting Student Information: Visiting Students are not to contact faculty or clinical departments prior to acceptance through VSAS. Doing so is considered a professional breach and may disqualify the student from being offered a rotation.

RADI 727 INTERVENTIONL RADIOLGY 4 Credit Hours

ELECTIVE

This elective exposes the student to the clinical side of radiology. Interventional Radiology is patient oriented and students are encouraged to participate in pre-procedure workup, observation and performance of procedures, and post procedure care. Didactic sessions are conducted every morning, where cases of the day and completed cases from the day before are discussed. Interventional Radiology encompasses most specialties, including peripheral vascular disease, oncology, surgery, internal medicine, ob/gyn, urology, pediatrics, pathology, and neurology to name a few.

Instructor: Dr. Chris Vargo

Contact: Tina Hunter; thunter@unmc.edu; 402-559-1018; UT3 1336 (Zip 1045)

Typically Offered: Each four weeks

Capacity: 1

Visiting Student Information: This course is NOT available to visiting students.

RADI 760 OFF CAMPUS ELECTIVE 4 Credit Hours

ELECTIVE

An Off-Campus Elective Application form must be completed for this experience. (See Off-Campus Elective Application procedures.)

Prerequisite:  Successfully completed RADI-720; Off-Campus Approval form completed

Contact: Tina Hunter; thunter@unmc.edu; 402-559-1018; UT3 1336 (Zip 1045)

Typically Offered: Each four weeks

Capacity: Variable Location: Variable

Visiting Student Information: This course is NOT available to visiting students.