Emergency Medicine Clerkship
TITLE: Emergency Medicine
SPONSORING UNIT: Orlando Regional Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine
COURSE DIRECTORS: Paula D. Mueller, M.D.
COURSE PREREQUISITES: Fourth Year Medical Student
COURSE GOALS: The course is designed to expose the student to patient assessment and emergency management of a large number of patients entering a metropolitan Emergency Department and Trauma Center. Instruction is centered around bedside clinical supervision by faculty and residents in a busy Emergency Department. A comprehensive didactic schedule is provided and includes conferences prepared for residents and students as well as conferences designed exclusively for students.
COURSE MATERIALS: Didactic conference (6 hours/week), Peer 8, Medical Student Guide to EM and Medical Student Rotation Supplement (files containing reference articles on EM topics and a procedure check list)
METHODS OF EVALUATION: 80% clinical performance, 20% participation and attendance at lectures
MEETING PLACE AND TIME: Graduate Medical Education, Medical Education Building; 86 West Underwood Street, 1st Floor Lobby, 8:00a.m.
LENGTH: 4 weeks
ENROLLMENT LIMITS: Eight to Twelve maximum per month
OFFERED: June through March
CREDIT OFFERED: 100% of 4 weeks = 4 credits
BASIC OR CLINICAL SCIENCE: Clinical