University of Nebraska Medical Center

Author: April Elker

Colorectal Cancer Screening

This project presents the six main types of colorectal cancer screening modalities. It outlines benefits and drawbacks, sensitivity and specificity rates, procedures, and practices. It also discusses administration to at-risk populations according to established guidelines. The module helps learners grasp the differences between screening methods and how these differences fit into the broader picture of […]

Apr 11, 2022

Pyloric Stenosis in a Vomiting Infant

In this module, students will follow a vomiting infant who presents to the hospital. Students will practice obtaining a history and physical exam, decide what labs and imaging to order, and decide how to definitively treat this patient.

Apr 11, 2022

Heart Anatomy and Physiology

This module provides students with a sound foundation of heart anatomy and physiology. In this module, the major factors that influence blood pressure are defined, the major anatomical features of the heart and the direction of blood flow are explained, and the components of an electrocardiogram and its relationship to the heart’s electrical conduction are […]

Apr 11, 2022

Approach to Inpatient Dermatology

This module teaches students to properly photograph skin conditions with tips on lighting, background, and composition based on the patient’s skin color. Additionally, common inpatient dermatologic conditions and emergencies will be covered with how to recognize, differentiate, and treat them.

Apr 11, 2022

Linear Accelerators: How do they work?

This module is intended to teach the learner how a linear accelerator (LINAC) functions by breaking down the various components, how they work, and how they’re connected. The learner will also have an opportunity to virtually “build your own LINAC” to see how everything is connected.  

Apr 11, 2022

Physician Finance: Budgeting

As you transition from medical school to residency, you will encounter significant changes. One of which will be your first REAL paycheck! But how should you spend that income? What should you prioritize? How will you be prepared for emergencies or achieve long-term goals of buying a home or retiring on the beach?

Apr 4, 2022