This course will provide the student with a more intensive introduction to the field of Emergency Medicine and the approach to the acutely ill or injured patient. Particular emphasis is placed on the acute evaluation of the undifferentiated patient in close collaboration with seasoned clinical preceptors. Students from outside UK and from UK interested in a career in emergency medicine should take this course early the fourth year of medical school.
Learning Activities will include: adult and pediatric clinical shifts in the Emergency Department, Case Presentations to student peers, and attending resident lectures.
NOTE: To enroll in ER 843 for Period 1-Period 4, you must obtain the permission of the course director.
PREREQUISITE: Permission of instructor for Periods 1-4. For permission email Dr. Desai and Dianna Black with information regarding your career plans and why you want this rotation at the requested time.
POLICIES: Fourth-Year Policies and Procedures
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