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