Gastroenterology

Objectives:

To familiarize the student with inflammatory bowel disease, functional bowel disease, chronic liver disease and peptic ulcer disease in an out-patient and hospital setting.

Description:

The student will be attached to one of the G.I. teams which will include a resident trainee in gastroenterology. He/she will have the opportunity to first observe and do consultation under a gastroenterologist's supervision on out-patients and in-patients. He/she will also have the opportunity to work in an out-patient clinic and to observe gastroenterology procedures which are being done every day of the week in the Ottawa Civic Hospital G.I. Unit. These procedures include endoscopy, sigmoidoscopy. Colonoscopy, dilations, control of gastrointestinal hemorrhage and E.R.C.P.

The student will also attend the regularly held gastroenterology rounds and other activities such as GUT Club and Journal Club. In short, he/she will be a member of the team.

Location: The Ottawa Hospital (3 sites - Civic, General and Riverside). Note that preceptors work at all 3 sites.
Duration: 2 - 3 weeks
No. of Students: 2
Available for: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year students

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