Course Catalog » Emergency Medicine 140.44

Subject: Emergency Medicine
Course Number: 140.44
Course Title: Emergency Medicine Ultrasound
Units: 6
School: Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Course Description: This point-of-care ultrasound elective will offer medical students the opportunity to build a solid foundation of knowledge of emergency ultrasound. Students will perform supervised diagnostic ultrasound exams and supervised ultrasound-guided procedures on patients in the emergency department. Students will attend didactic sessions and participate in the review of recent medical literature pertaining to point-of-care ultrasound.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: Restricted to 1 UCSF fourth year medical student per block. Preference to students interested in a career in Emergency Medicine.
Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Instructor of Record: S. Knight
Additional Instructor(s): N. Teismann, W. Shyy
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes

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