Course Catalog » Emergency Medicine 140.40

Subject: Emergency Medicine
Course Number: 140.40
Course Title: Emergency Medicine Clerkship at Alameda County Med Center
Units: 6
School: Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Course Description: Students evaluate medical, surgical, gynecologic and non-critical trauma patients under attending supervision. There are dedicated educational sessions for rotating medical students each week. Students are expected to attend weekly EM residency conference and monthly journal club and follow-up conference while on the rotation. Hands-on training is provided with such procedures as suturing, casting, splinting, ultrasound and airway management.
Prerequisites: Completion of clinical rotations in Medicine, Pediatrics, OB-GYN and Surgery. Prerequisites can be waived at the discretion of the course director.
Restrictions: Fourth year medical students only. Rotations in the months of May-Dec. Preference will be given to those seeking a career in Emergency Medicine.

Instructor of Record: C. Bailey
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