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Curriculum & Schedule

Proposed Weekly Clinical Rotation Schedule:

  MSK FELLOWSHIP CLINICAL ROTATION SCHEDULE  
 Module 1     
 MONDAY TUESDAY WEDS THURS FRIDAY
      
AM Spine Eval Clinic MSK Clinic Spine Clinic Sports Research
 UCGNI UC Florence UCGNI Anderson UCGNI
 Stillwagon Stillwagon/Duplechan Duplechan Foster  
      
PM Spine Interventions MSK Clinic Spine Interventions MSK US EMG
 UCGNI UC Florence  UCGNI DDC
 Stillwagon Stillwagon Duplechan Duplechan Foster
   Foster   
 Faculty     
 Education     
 Research     

Locations

The primary locations will include the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute Building[ https://vimeo.com/368806369], as well as UC Daniel Drake Center, UC Florence, and UC West Chester outpatient buildings.

Curriculum

Highlighted area of study each month for Spine and Ultrasound[12]:         

  • SPINE
  • Sacro-iliac joint
  • Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Lumbar Zygapophyseal joints
  • Cervical and thoracic  ZA joints
  • Lumbar and Caudal epidural procedures
  • Cervical and Thoracic selective and interlaminar procedures
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation/Neuromodulation
  • US- guided joint and tendon procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks
  • Chemodenervation procedures
  • Regenerative medicine/ Emerging Technologies
  • Business of medicine

 MSK/NM ULTRASOUND

  • Introduction to Sonography/Physics
  • Basic Pathology Concepts
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist and Hand
  • Knee
  • Ankle/Foot/Lower Leg
  • Hip –Anterior and Upper Thigh
  • Gluteal Hip and Upper Posterior Thigh
  • Interventional Techniques
  • Ultrasound of the Nerves
  • Muscles/Lung/FAST Exam—POCUS

Reference Library

Bogduk N: Clinical Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine and Sacrum.
Bogduk N: Practice Guidelines for Spinal Diagnostic and Treatment Procedures.
Travell and Simons: Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual Volumes I and 2. Haymaker and Woodall: Peripheral Nerve Injuries.
Kimura J: Electrodiagnosis in Diseases of Nerve and Muscle.
McKeag and Moeller: ACSM’s Primary Care Sports Medicine.
Oh S: Principles of Clinical Electromyography Case Studies.
Jacobson, J: Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.

Conferences

Weekly:

  • PM&R Department Weekly Grand Rounds
    Attendance
    ( 1 presentation later in year) 
  • Patient Case Conference — weekly case discussion, film review, and procedure planning. 1-hour conference with attending physicians to discuss options for best patient -centered care.
    • Clinical “Quarterbacks Meeting” with Fellowship faculty
    • Patient chart and case reviews
    • Imaging presentation
    • Consensus Care Plan
    • Proctoring assignments
  • Back, Neck, Spine Institute Weekly Physical Therapy Huddle

     Twice/month:

  • MSK Journal Club( present an article at each)

     Monthly:

  • MSK Conference ( co- facilitator with PM&R residents)

     Twice/year:

  • MSK UE and LE Ultrasound Hands- On CME conferences( 2).
    • Fellow would be expected to formally present 1 lecture and assist with hands-on learning station.
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Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine

Stetson Building Suite 2300
260 Stetson Street
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0525

Mail Location: 0525
Academic Phone: 513-558-2968
Academic Fax: 513-558-4887
Academic Email: neurology@uc.edu

Clinic Phone: 513-475-8730
Clinic Fax: 513-475-8033