Course Catalog » Medicine 170.39

Subject: Medicine
Course Number: 170.39
Course Title: Hospital-Based Medicine: A Clinical Skills Tutorial
School: Medicine
Department: Medicine

Course Description: This course introduces students to the art and science of caring for inpatients. Students will spend 4-8 half days working one-on-one with an attending in our VA Faculty Hospitalist group, learning from a mix of inpatients. Students will practice history-taking, physical exam, written and oral presentations, and will be introduced to pre-rounding and multidisciplinary care. Students will complete a learning plan and will confer with faculty at course end about progress and future goals.
Prerequisites: Students must contact Thomas.yu@va.gov for approval prior to registration.
Restrictions: None
Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Independent Study

Instructor of Record: S. Wlodarczyk
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No