Course Catalog » Emergency Medicine 140.32

Subject: Emergency Medicine
Course Number: 140.32
Course Title: EM Ultrasound at UCSF Fresno
Units: 6
School: Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Course Description: The emergency medicine point of care ultrasound elective will introduce medical students to the fundamentals of bedside ultrasound. Students will have the opportunity to perform ultrasounds under the supervision of emergency physicians. Students will be expected to participate in didactic sessions and supplement their education by completing selected readings to become familiar with the six primary areas of emergency ultrasound-trauma, aorta, biliary, cardiac, pelvic and procedural applications.
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year medical student in good standing and with the support of the School of Medicine. Preference will be given to students who have completed an emergency medicine clerkship.
Restrictions: 3rd or 4th year medical students.
Activities: Block Elective

Instructor of Record: T. Loo
Additional Instructor(s): R. Bengiamin, C. Chooljian, B. Chinnock
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