Emergency Medicine Medical Student Elective
|Title:||Emergency Medicine Elective|
|Location:||Med - University Hospitals|
|Description:||The student will learn to perform primary and secondary assessments and will be exposed to basic emergency medicine skills including: Airway management, Cardiac Defibrillation, Primary Patient Assessments, Wound Repair, Fracture Splinting, Triage of patients, and diagnostic work-ups of complex medical patients. Primary care and acute emergent patient problems are evaluated and treated in this high volume, practice. The student will learn to prioritize diagnostic testing in a timely and cost efficient manner.
OBJECTIVE: The student will be exposed to all aspects of emergency care in an Urban Academic Hospital.
DUTIES: The student will work in concert with the E.D. attending at all times, and will participate in the initial evaluation and management of the patient as the student's skills allow.
PREREQUISITES: Completion of Medicine, Surgery, and Ob/Gyn Core Clerkships.
NOTE: Students enrolled in EMMD 4002A cannot also be enrolled in EMMD 4000A.
Department of Emergency Medicine
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
This Clinical elective is offered to 3rd and 4th year students and may be scheduled as a 4-week rotation only.