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Courses in Internal Medicine—Emergency Medicine (EMR)

Lower Division

92. Emergency Medicine Clinical Research Internship (1-4)

Prerequisite: undergraduate student in good academic standing at UC Davis; consent of instructor. Intended to give the undergraduate student an opportunity to conduct "hands-on" clinical research in the Emergency Department. Through the lecture/discussion, students will learn the basics of conducting and developing clinical research studies, using examples from ongoing studies. May be repeated for credit up to four units. Units awarded will depend on hours worked.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Nishijima

Upper Division

192. Emergency Medicine Clinical Research Internship (1-4)

Internship—6-12 hours. Prerequisite: undergraduate student in good academic standing at UC Davis; consent of instructor. Intended to give the upper division undergraduate student an opportunity to conduct "hands-on" clinical research in the Emergency Department. Through the lecture/discussion, students learn the basics of conducting and developing clinical research studies. May be repeated two times for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Nishijima

199A. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (4-12)

Prerequisite: experienced RA's who have successfully performed in the EMRAP program for a minimum of 3 quarters; consent of instructor; must have database skills. For students interested in working on specific EM projects in a more extensive way. Must commit at least four hours per week for two quarters. Will be awarded credit upon completion of course 199B. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Nishijima

Professional

401. Preceptorship in Emergency Medicine (1-6)

Clinical activity—10 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Exposure to the specialty of Emergency Medicine and observation of a wide array of patients in the Emergency Department. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Bing

430. Introduction to Medical Toxicology (3-6)

Prerequisite: fourth-year medical student in good standing; consent of instructor. In-depth review of clinical and medical toxicologic emergencies. Rotation includes contact with toxicology trained emergency faculty, didactic lectures, journal club, simulation training and exposure to a very busy poison control center. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Ford

435. Wilderness Medicine (3-6)

Lecture/discussion—20 hours; clinical activity—12 hours; independent study —8 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Elective is designed as an introductory course for students who want to explore how physicians can interact with the environment in austere conditions through lectures, hands-on/field experience, and case-based learning. (H/P/F grading only.)—Bing

440. Emergency Medicine Clerkship (6)

Clinical activity—46 hours; lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of Medicine, Surgery, and Pediatric Clerkship. Students complete clinical shifts in the Emergency Department, functioning as Acting Intern. Treat a wide variety of patients and problems under the supervision of the EM Attending. Students are expected to take focused histories and present in clear, concise fashion. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Jones

445. Emergency Medicine Ultrasound for Fourth-Year Medical Student (3-6)

Prerequisite: fourth-year Medical Student in good standing; interest in Emergency Medicine or Critical Care is recommended; course 440 or equivalent is recommended prior to the rotation. Limited enrollment. Intended for students interested in learning both the technical and cognitive skills of bedside ultrasound. Emphasis will be on the use of ultrasound in emergency medicine as a diagnostic tool and in procedural guidance. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Kelley

450. Ambulatory Externship in Emergency Medicine (3-18)

Restricted to MS4 students in good standing; externships/away rotations only. Credit will be given for approved non-AI Emergency Medicine courses at other institutions to which there is not an equal learning experience at UC Davis. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Jones

465. Externship in Emergency Medicine (3-9)

Clinical activity—36 hours; lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of Medicine, Surgery and Pediatrics. Students complete clinical shifts in the Emergency Department, functioning as Acting Intern. Treat a wide variety of patients and problems under the supervision of the EM Attending. Students are expected to take focused histories and present in clear, concise fashion. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)  Jones

470. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Clerkship (6)

Clinical activity—36 hours; lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics. Restricted to fourth-year medical student in good standing only. See patients in the Pediatric area of the Emergency Department under the supervision of an Emergency Medicine Attending. Emphasis on recognition and management of the acutely ill pediatric patient and treatment of common pediatric complaints. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Vance

480. Understanding Health Policy: A Focus on Analysis and Translation (1- 6)

Lecture—4 hours; discussion—16 hours; independent study—10 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. The paradigm of healthcare delivery in the US is changing rapidly. To prepare the next generation of physician leaders, this course will provide students with the skills, tools, and knowledge needed to impact decisions made at the policy level. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Moulin

490. Emergency Procedures Elective (3)

Lecture/discussion—24 hours; web virtual lecture—8 hours; tutorial—4 hours; independent study—4 hours. Prerequisite: current basic life support (BLS) certification. Restricted to fourth-year medical student in good standing only. Simulator-based skills training for emergency procedures. Topics include airway management, central venous access, chest tube placement, and general critical care resuscitation skills. (P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Barton

493A. Cardiac Arrest, Resuscitation and Repurfusion SSM (3)

Lecture—5 hours; lecture/laboratory—10 hours; laboratory—16 hours; clinical activity—4 hours. Prerequisite: consent on instructor. Restricted to UC Davis School of Medicine students only. Special Studies Module, a four week course specific to the topics of Cardiac Arrest, Resusciatation and Repurfusion. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence. H/P/F grading only.)—F. (F.) Barnes, Laurin

493B. Cardiac Arrest, Resuscitation and Repurfusion SSM (3)

Lecture—5 hours; lecture/laboratory—10 hours; laboratory—16 hours; clinical activity—4 hours. Prerequisite: consent on instructor. Restricted to UC Davis School of Medicine students only. Special Studies Module, a four week course specific to the topics of Cardiac Arrest, Resusciatation and Repurfusion. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence. H/P/F grading only.)—F, S. (F, S.) Barnes, Laurin

499. Research (2-18)

Laboratory—full time (1 to 12 weeks). Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Elective where topics may be selected in either basic or clinical research areas of Emergency and/or Critical Care Medicine. The goals will be tailored to each individual student. Enrollment requires prior discussion and consent of instructor. (H/P/F grading only.)

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