URO3-4010 Course Goals & Objectives

Urology Elective

The educational learning objectives for this course:

Patient Care


  1. Demonstrate efficient history taking skills on patients presenting with complaints.
  2. Demonstrate physical examination skills in the evaluation of non-critical patients presenting with common urology complaints.
  3. Formulate a differential diagnosis of the most likely conditions based upon symptoms and signs.
  4. Consider the differential diagnosis in order non-critical patients presenting with common urology complaints. From the most serious pathology to the least.
  5. Order and interpret common ancillary studies such as lab tests or radiographs on urology patients.
  6. Institute appropriate therapy of common urology complaints.
  7. Make decisions concerning the need for patient hospitalization.
  8. Demonstrate proficiency in procedural skills appropriate for the medical student level, under the direct supervision of an attending physician.
  9. Establish the ability to manage 1 to 3 patients simultaneously.
  10. Develop and carry out patient management plans.
  11. Observe/assist in surgeries – supervised setting.
  12. Patient care – outpatient/resident clinic setting.
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