Dermatology (D)

D 0102 - Dermatology in Practice

Credit(s): 3-6 Credits

This elective offers students an introduction to an academic practice in general dermatology. Students will shadow physicians in their clinical practice and gain insight in the field of dermatology, learning about both medical and surgical treatments of various skin conditions. A brief presentation or discussion of an interesting patient or relevant topic may be required of individuals participating in this elective.

D 0103 - Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology in Practice

Credit(s): 3-6 Credits

This elective offers students an introduction to an academic practice in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology. Students will shadow and possibly aid physicians in their clinical practice, which may consist of clinical consultation with patients and/or outpatient surgical procedures.

D 0106 - Dermatology at the Microscope - Dermatopathology in Practice

Credit(s): 3-6 Credits

D 0111 - Cosmetic and General Dermatology in Practice

Credit(s): 3-6 Credits

This elective offers students an introduction to an academic practice in cosmetic and general dermatology. Students will shadow physicians in their clinical practice and gain insight in the field of dermatology, learning about cosmetics, medical and surgical treatments of various skin conditions. A brief presentation or discussion of an interesting patient or relevant topic may be required of individuals participating in this elective.

D 0112 - Sun Protection Outreach

Credit(s): 2-12 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

D 0302 - Dermatology Career Exploration

Credit(s): 1-2 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

This course may be used to register for Dermatology career exploration. The location of the experience may be at a SLU SOM affiliate or at another health care institution.

D 0303 - Dermatology self-designed Career Exploration

Credit(s): 1-2 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

D 0304 - Dermatology Career Exploration - Distinctive Dermatology

Credit(s): 1-4 Credits

D 0401 - Dermatology

Credit(s): 2-12 Credits

During the elective students will rotate through various aspects of general dermatology where they will participate in the evaluation and management of patients with a wide range of cutaneous diseases. Professional attitude and attire is expected. Bring your white coat.

D 0402 - Dermatopathology

Credit(s): 2-12 Credits

To familiarize students with normal skin and the most common dermatopathology diagnosis. To understand the importance of correlation to the clinical history to the pathological findings. To access the Dept. of Dermatology - Rotators Google site, please visit the URL https://google.com/a/slu.edu/dept-of-dermatology-rotators/home. Goals and objectives are competency-based and are listed on the Google site.

D 0406 - Sun Protection Outreach Teaching by Students (S.P.O.T.S.)

Credit(s): 1-2 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Students will teach middle school students in the St. Louis community about skin cancer and sun protection. The S.P.O.T.S. course will be taught in either a single 85-minute session or in two 50-minute sessions. The program entails a PowerPoint lecture on CD with a pre-written script, interactive games, a video, and hands-on demonstrations. Medical students are required to attend two evening training sessions (2.5 hours each) to learn the content of the S.P.O.T.S. program, as well as, strategies on teaching adolescents.

D 0407 - Procedural Dermatology

Credit(s): 2-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

During the elective students will rotate through the various aspects of procedural dermatology (dermatological surgery, including Mohs micrographic surgery and cosmetic dermatology). The students will have a mixture of observational learning and active learning as it pertains to the evaluation and management of patients. Professional attitude and attire are expected.

D 0901 - Dermatology Direct Patient Care

Credit(s): 1-12 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

This course may be used to register for an Dermatology elective. The elective experience must fulfill the requirements for a direct-patient care elective. The location of the experience may be at a SLU SOM affiliate or at another health care institution.

D 0903 - Dermatology Research

Credit(s): 1-12 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

This course may be used to register for a Dermatology elective. The elective experience must fulfill the requirements for a research elective. The location of the experience may be at a SLU SOM affiliate or at another health care institution.