Patient Centered Medicine 2
Examination of the Abdomen: Abnormals
January 22, 2013 - Lecture: 1:15pm/LH190
Michael Klamut, MD
Trent Reed, MD (Abdominal ustrasound)
Required equipment for Small Group: EKG calipers
Small Group Session: Immediately following the lecture, SDLs, Shared
Classrooms, or CSC
Know the relevant anatomy
and physiology as pertains to the examination of the abdomen.
abnormal findings from the abdominal exam.
Radiology and EKGs
Interpret EKGs: 16 - 19, and surprise EKG, Week #3
Describe the relevant anatomy and physiology as pertains to the examination of the
Recognize abnormal findings from the abdominal exam
|Lecture -- highlight the major concepts for the examination
of the abdomen and abnormal findings. Demonstration of abdominal exam
techniques on SP.
- Review/perform steps 40 - 50 of the BSE, if needed.
- Recognize abnormal findings of abdominal exam
- Students present case presentations to small group
from patients assigned by their preceptors
- Students will identify and list the pertinent positives and negatives
from cases presented by students.
- Students will develop an assessment and three-part plan for the cases
presented by students.
- Students will write admitting orders from 2
cases presented by students.
- Students will interpret assigned Radiology Case(s):
- Students will interpret assigned EKGs 16 - 19
|Small group session:
- Brief review of major concepts learned from the
readings and lecture.
- Co-facilitator demonstrates steps 40 - 50 to the
group, if needed.
- In smaller groups, students review/practice these steps on one
another, if needed.
- The small group will work through cases presented by MS2 from
Preceptors to create a problem list, list pertinent positives and negatives,
create a 3-part plan for each problem, and finally write admitting orders.