- Gain experience in the assessment and management of patients with acute and chronic respiratory diseases.
- Increase knowledge of respiratory diseases and pathophysiology
- Enhance skills in pulmonary function test and chest radiograph interpretation
The clerk will work as a member of the respirology team and provide direct patient care and consultations. The rotation will include exposure to respirology inpatients as well as consultations in a variety of settings (inpatient, ER, outpatient).
Supervisor: Attending staff on respirology service
Location: The Ottawa Hospital, General campus
No. of Students: Maximum of 2
Available for: 3rd or 4th year students. Note: all students are required to have completed their Internal Medicine Clerkship Core Rotation prior to commencement of the respirology elective.
Duration: 2-4 weeks