Department of Neurology

Neurology 648

Kootenai Clinic Neurology
Coeur d’Alene, ID

700 Ironwood Drive, Suite 158
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Site Director: Cliff Hampton, MD

Office Manager: Terah Simpson
Phone: 208-625-5151

Paperwork Requirements

Prior to arriving for your clerkship: Please visit the website below AT LEAST THREE WEEKS PRIOR to beginning your clerkship to complete the required paperwork. If you have questions about this form, contact Amanda Junttila at 208-625-6029 or You may fax your completed form to her at 208-625-6001. Please confirm that they have received your application before you arrive.

Travel and Housing

Travel: You will receive mileage reimbursement for one roundtrip to and from Coeur d’Alene. Contact Scott Bailey at to arrange for travel reimbursement.

Housing: Amanda Junttila will provide information about housing.

Orientation, First Day & What To Bring

Clerkship orientation: You will need to view the away student orientation video on the Distance Learning page. 

First day: Please contact Dr. Hampton’s office for information about when to arrive.

Equipment to bring: White coat and name tag, reflex hammer, tuning fork (128Hz), stethoscope, (ophthalmoscope recommended).

Pocket syllabus: The “pocket syllabus” you learn about in the orientation video will be available at the site. A printable (PDF) version is also available on the Pocket Syllabus page.

Course Requirements

Course requirements are listed below. Refer to the Distance Learning page for due dates and case numbers.

Clerkship orientation: You will need to view the away student orientation video on the Distance Learning page. Please let the clerkship coordinator know if you have questions or any difficulties viewing the video.

Pocket syllabus: A “pocket syllabus” will be mailed to you. A PDF version is also available on the Pocket Syllabus page.

Cases: Two case write-ups are due each week. Further information is available in the orientation video and on the Cases page. Your assigned case numbers are on the Distance Learning page. Please note that your assigned case numbers are different than for the Seattle-based students. Weekly case answers and video lectures will be available on the Distance Learning page on Thursdays after 1PM.

Patient log: You are required to log in the patients you have seen each week. The log is described in the clerkship orientation video. Additional details are on the Patient Log page.

Clinical & Bioethical CEX exercises: You are required to do both a clinical and a bioethical mini-CEX for this course. See the Mini-CEX page for details.

Presentations: Presentation requirements are described in the orientation video and are available on the Presentations page.

Final exam: Your final exam will be held in Spokane unless you tell the clerkship director otherwise.  The scheduling/notification process runs through UW Testing Services and the contact email is See the Final Exam page for information about the exam.