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Courses in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR)

Upper Division

100. Research Approaches to Disability and Rehabilitation (2)

Lecture/discussion—2 hours. Discussion and evaluation of research approaches to medical rehabilitation, community integration, and quality of life of disabled persons, with a focus on the progressive disabilities associated with neuromuscular diseases. Intent is to encourage interest in professions that serve the disabled community and increase awareness of rehabilitation goals.—W. 

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: advanced standing and consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: advanced standing and consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

Graduate

299. Research (1-12)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (S/U grading only.)

Professional

405. Healthy Living: Leading by Example (1.5)

Lecture—4 sessions; discussion—2 sessions; laboratory—4 sessions; clinical activity—1 session. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Course is to improve the physical and mental health of participating students while supplementing their medical education with specific concepts. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only.)—F. (F.) Gerritz

405A. Healthy Living: Leading by Example (1)

Lecture—4 sessions; discussion—2 sessions; laboratory—4 sessions; clinical activity—1 session. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Improve the physical and mental health of participating students while supplementing their medical education with specific concepts. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—F. (F.) Gerritz

405B. Healthy Living: Leading by Example (0.5)

Lecture—4 sessions; discussion—2 sessions; laboratory—4 sessions; clinical activity—1 session. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Improve the physical and mental health of participating students while supplementing their medical education with specific concepts. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—W. (W.) Gerritz

440. Rehabilitation Medicine Clerkship (3)

Clinical activity—36 hours; lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor; completion of Internal Medicine 430, Surgery 430. Rehabilitation and comprehensive care of physically disabled and physical medicine management of neurologic, neuromuscular and musculoskeletal disorders. Emphasis on evaluation and conservative treatment of spinal disorders, sports injuries and neuromuscular disease. Emphasis on inpatient rehabilitation, pediatrics, spine or sports possible. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)  Spalding-Dias

461. Rehabilitation Medicine (6)

Clinical activity—36 hours; lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor; completion of Internal Medicine 430, Surgery 430. Four-week rotation designed as broad overview of PM&R practice for students interested in residency training in the specialty. Emphasis on evaluation and conservative treatment of spinal disorders, sports injuries, neuromuscular disease, neurological and non-operative orthopedic problems requiring rehabilitative management. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Spalding-Dias

462. Rehabilitation Medicine Clinical Elective (5-18)

Clinical activity—full time. Prerequisite: Internal Medicine 430, Surgery 430; completion of third year in Medical School. Emphasis on evaluation of patients with neurological or orthopaedic problems requiring rehabilitative techniques for their management. Introduction to management of such patients. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at off-campus facility must be approved by Chairperson. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)  

493. Applied Musculoskeletal Anatomy: Sports & Spine SSM (6)

Lecture—5 hours; lecture/laboratory—10 hours; laboratory—16 hours; clinical activity—4 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to UC Davis School of Medicine students only. This four week module will review the anatomy and biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system as well as its associated pathology. The students will be instructed on appropriate musculoskeletal exam techniques and logical approach to the patient in the clinical setting. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Shin

498. Advanced Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Study and experience for medical students in any of a number of areas in physical medicine and rehabilitation. (H/P/F grading only.)

499. Research for Medical Students (1-12)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Research on any of a variety of topics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. (H/P/F grading only.)

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