Course Catalog » Family & Community Medicine 140.55

Subject: Family & Community Medicine
Course Number: 140.55
Course Title: Palliative Care Medicine - Fresno
Units: 6
School: Medicine
Department: Family And Community Medicine

Course Description: A primarily hospital-based clinical experience on the Palliative Service focused on the care of patients with serious, chronic and terminal illness emphasizing symptom management, communication, ethical issues, spiritual care and psychosocial support of patients and their families. Students will have the opportunity to care for patients with serious and life-threatening illness. Students will serve as a part of the palliative care team made up of an attending physician, fellow & nurse specialist
Prerequisites: n/a
Restrictions: Must be a 4th year medical student.
Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Instructor of Record: L. Rodriguez Carranza
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