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Olympia LIC Chronic Care Clerkship

CONJ 655 - Chronic Care Longitudinal Curriculum

Clinical Experiences

  1. One week of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation with Dr. Tom Hecht
  2. One week of inpatient palliative care time with Dr. Greg VandeKieft and his team
  3. 2 days of chronic pain clinic with Dr. Lucinda Grande
  4. Skilled nursing facility visit

Clinical Activities

  1. Observe/participate in delivery of serious news
  2. Lead a team/family meeting
  3. Observe and interview a therapist (PT, OT, SLP, psychologist)
  4. Home visit
  5. Patient visits (record with the rest of your patients)
    1. Chronic pain
    2. Geriatric patients
    3. End-of-life (followed with hospice team)
    4. Rehabilitation diagnosis (stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, amputation)