Vascular Neurology Fellowship

Vascular Neurology Fellowship

Overall Goals and Objectives

Overall educational goals for the program, which the program distributes to fellows and faculty annually

  • Fellow development of patient care skills sufficient for the safe and effective independent practice of vascular neurology
    • Fellows must be able to provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health
    • Fellows must be able to effectively interview patients and witnesses to obtain all necessary information in a timeframe appropriate to the situation
    • Fellows must be able to effectively examine patients to characterize neurological deficits in a timeframe appropriate to the situation
    • Fellows must be able to formulate and execute a diagnostic and therapeutic plan in a timeframe appropriate to the situation
  • Fellow development of medical knowledge sufficient for the safe and effective independent practice of vascular neurology
    • Fellows must demonstrate knowledge of established and evolving biomedical, clinical, epidemiological and social-behavioral sciences, as well as the application of this knowledge to patient care
    • Fellows must be able to demonstrate knowledge of normal and abnormal structure and function of the central nervous system and its vasculature
  • Fellow development of practice-based learning and improvement sufficient for the safe and effective independent practice of vascular neurology
    • Fellows are expected to develop skills and habits to be able to meet the following goals:
      • Systematically analyze practice using quality improvement methods, and implement changes with the goal of practice improvement
      • Locate, appraise, and assimilate evidence from scientific studies related to their patients’ health problems
  • Fellow development of interpersonal and communication skills sufficient for the safe and effective independent practice of vascular neurology
    • Fellows must demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in the effective and respectful exchange of information and collaboration with patients, their families, and health professionals
    • Fellows must be able to effectively communicate the diagnosis, prognosis, and diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations with patients and their families in a timeframe appropriate to the situation including end-of-life conferences
    • Fellows must be able to communicate with patients with aphasia, dementia, and delirium to the degree possible
  • Fellow development of professionalism sufficient for the safe and effective independent practice of vascular neurology
    • Fellows must demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities and an adherence to ethical principles
  • Fellow development of systems-based practice sufficient for the safe and effective independent practice of vascular neurology
    • Fellows must demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care, as well as the ability to call effectively on other resources in the system to provide optimal health care
    • Fellows must be able to effectively collaborate with the inpatient stroke multidisciplinary team of therapists, nurses, pharmacists, and social workers
    • Fellows must be able to effectively collaborate with referring emergency medicine physicians, advanced practice providers, and patient’s primary care providers
    • Fellows must demonstrate knowledge of the relationship of the vascular neurologists to the administrative personnel involved in Comprehensive Stroke Center certification

 

 

Latest revision: 07/13/2020
Luke Bradbury, MD

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