Course Catalog » Emergency Medicine 140.01

Subject: Emergency Medicine
Course Number: 140.01
Course Title: Emergency Medicine Clerkship
Units: 6
School: Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Course Description: Students will act as interns at SFGH and UCSF evaluating and managing patients with undifferentiated emergencies and urgencies. Students practice procedural skills and learn to recognize, resuscitate and stabilize seriously ill patients. EM faculty provide direct supervision and bedside teaching. Students work clinical shifts, attend didactic lectures, spend time at the Poison Control Center and with EMS, and participate in suture, splinting, and ultrasound labs.
Prerequisites: Completion of clinical rotation in Medicine, Pediatrics, OB-GYN, and Surgery.
Restrictions: Fourth-year medical students only. For rotations in months of May-Dec., preference will be given to those seeking a career in Emergency Medicine.

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

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
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