Family Medicine Rotation

Family Medicine Rotation

Family Medicine Rotation

The Smarty PANCE  family medicine rotation exam course follows the PAEA Family Medicine End of Rotation™ Exam Blueprint. This blueprint provides the suggested topics for the family medicine end of rotation exam.

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Lessons

  1. Family Medicine Rotation: Cardiovascular (PEARLS)

    Family Medicine Rotation Cardiovascular PEARLS: angina, arrhythmias, chest pain, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, endocarditis, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, hypertriglyceridemia, peripheral vascular disease, valvular disease
    1. Family Medicine Rotation: Arrhythmias

    2. Family Medicine Rotation: Chest Pain

    3. Family Medicine Rotation: Congestive Heart Failure

    4. Family Medicine: Endocarditis

  2. Family Medicine Rotation: Pulmonology (PEARLS)

    Family Medicine Rotation Pulmonology PEARLS: asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, pneumonia, sleep disorders, tobacco use/dependence, tuberculosis
  3. Family Medicine Rotation: Gastrointestinal and Nutritional (PEARLS)

    Anal fissure, appendicitis, bowel obstruction, cholecystitis/cholelithiasis, cirrhosis, colorectal cancer/colonic polyps, diarrhea/constipation,, esophagitis gastritis, gastroenteritis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastrointestinal bleeding, giardiasis and other parasitic infections, hemorrhoids, hiatal hernia, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, jaundice, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer disease, viral hepatitis
  4. Family Medicine Rotation: ENOT/Opthalmology (PEARLS)

    Acute/chronic sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, aphthous ulcers, blepharitis, cholesteatoma conjunctivitis, corneal abrasion, corneal ulcer dacryocystitis, ectropion, entropion, epistaxis, glaucoma, hordeolum, hyphema, labyrinthitis, laryngitis, macular degeneration, ménière disease, nasal polyps, otitis externa, otitis media, papilledema, parotitis, peritonsillar abscess, pharyngitis/tonsillitis, pterygium, retinal detachment, retinal vascular occlusion, retinopathy, sialadenitis, tinnitus, tympanic membrane perforation
  5. Family Medicine Rotation: Orthopedics and Rheumatology (PEARLS)

    Acute and chronic lower back pain, bursitis/tendonitis, costochondritis, fibromyalgia, ganglion cysts, gout, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, overuse syndrome, plantar fasciitis, reactive arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains/strains, systemic lupus erythematosus
  6. Family Medicine Rotation: Neurology (PEARLS)

    Alzheimer disease, bell palsy, cerebral vascular accident, delirium, dementia, dizziness, essential tremor, headaches (cluster, migraine, tension), Parkinson disease, seizure disorders, syncope, transient ischemic attack, vertigo
  7. Family Medicine Rotation: Dermatology (PEARLS)

    Acanthosis nigricans, acne vulgaris, actinic keratosis, alopecia, basal cell carcinoma, bullous pemphigoid, cellulitis, condyloma acuminatum, dermatitis (eczema, seborrhea), drug eruptions, dyshidrosis, erysipelas, erythema multiforme, exanthems, folliculitis, hidradenitis suppurativa, impetigo, Kaposi sarcoma, lice lichen planus, lichen simplex chronicus, lipomas/epithelial inclusion cysts, melanoma, melasma, molluscum contagiosum, nummular eczema, onychomycosis, paronychia, pilonidal disease, pityriasis rosea, pressure ulcers, psoriasis, rosacea, scabies, seborrheic keratosis, spider bites, Stevens-johnson syndrome, tinea infections, tinea versicolor, toxic epidermal necrolysis, urticaria, verrucae, vitiligo
  8. Family Medicine Rotation: Endocrinology (PEARLS)

    Adrenal insufficiency, Cushing disease, diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism
  9. Family Medicine Rotation: Psychiatry/Behavioral Medicine (PEARLS)

    Anorexia nervosa, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, bulimia nervosa, insomnia disorder, major depressive disorder, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, specific phobia, spouse or partner neglect/violence, substance use disorders, suicide
  10. Balanitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia, chlamydia, cystitis, epididymitis, glomerulonephritis, gonorrhea, hernias, nephrolithiasis, orchitis, prostatitis, pyelonephritis, testicular cancer, urethritis
  11. Family Medicine Rotation: Infectious Disease (PEARLS)

    Human immunodeficiency virus influenza, Lyme disease, meningitis, mononucleosis, salmonellosis, shigellosis
  12. Family Medicine Rotation: Urgent Care (PEARLS)

    Acute abdomen, allergic reaction/anaphylaxis bites/stings, burns, cardiac failure/arrest, deteriorating mental status/unconscious patient, foreign body aspiration, fractures/dislocations, hypertensive crisis, ingesting harmful substances (poisonings), myocardial infarction, orbital cellulitis, pneumothorax, pulmonary embolus, respiratory failure/arrest, sprains/strains, third trimester bleeding

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