Flow chart of the Clinical Rotations
Complete Basic Science
Pass CBSE NBME
Pass USMLE Step 1
Contact only the Rotations Coordinator concerning the documents required (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Contact the Clinical Medicine Center Coordinator concerning the specific issues at one of the CMC
CMU Clinical Medicine Centers CMU – Caribbean Medical University (cmumed.org)
Submit the required documents to email@example.com 4 weeks before the start of the trimester
Wait while the Faculty of the SPAC and FCRC review your application and the CMC Coordinator schedule your rotations.
Receive the invitation from the CMC Coordinator with the details concerning the specific requirements, planner, housing.
Start the rotation.
BEFORE STARTING THE CLINICAL ROTATIONS and APPLICATION PROCESS
The students who graduated from the Basic Sciences review the requirement to start the rotations and collect all required documents per the Clinical Rotations Handbook (CRH).
With issues that are not addressed in the Clinical Rotations Handbook, the students contact the Clinical Rotations Coordinator at the CMU Campus in Willemstad, Curacao via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All the issues concerning the rotations at the CMU Clinical Rotations Network can be addressed by the Clinical Rotations CMC Coordinators at the CMC CMU SOM Medicine Centers directly (see CMCs).
All individually requested Clinical Rotations have to be submitted to the Clinical Rotations Coordinator(email@example.com), who will assign the Faculty of the Clinical Rotations Committee to initiate (see CRH).
The eligible students send the Request for Rotations and the entire package comprising all documents defined in the CRH to (RFR@cmumed.org) at least 6 weeks before the start of each trimester.
The Faculty of the Clinical Rotations Committee reviews the applications and assign the sites to the CRC at the CMU Campus.
The CRC sends the files to the Clinical Rotations Coordinators at the CMC in the USA.
The Clinical Rotations Coordinators at the CMC contacts the students with the details concerning hospital, training, tours, housing, etc.
PURSUING CLINICAL ROTATIONS
As outlined in the CRH (CRH link), while respecting the records comprising: Evaluations, Logbooks, Invoices, Surveys, and potentially LOR and Clinical Research.
LAST DAY AT CLINICAL ROTATIONS, NBME CSSE, and RECORDS
Upon the last day of the Clinical Rotation, the Preceptors send the signed evaluations, logbooks and invoices as the triads of the documents to the Clinical Rotations Coordinator.
Upon the last day of the rotations, the students send the survey to the SPAC.
The CRC uploads all the documents to the student’s account on INET before midnight the same day.
The CRC informs the Faculty of the CR Committee of the uploaded documents, the accounting of uploaded invoices (firstname.lastname@example.org) and the exams of eligibility to take the Clinical Subject Shelf Exams (CSSE) (email@example.com).
The Faculty of CR Committee grade the Logbooks and post the grade within 72 h from posting on INET.
The Exams Coordinator schedules the exams at the NBME and informs the students of the dates, times, and requirements (see Exams and Assessments).
The CRC assembles the cumulative student’s profile based upon the info posted on the INET.
the joint session of the SPAC and CR Committee review the student’s cumulative profile and determines academic advancement 4 weeks before the next trimester following the information sent to the student, CRC, EC and Registrar.