Course Catalog » Family & Community Medicine 140.55A

Subject: Family & Community Medicine
Course Number: 140.55A
Course Title: Palliative Care Experience - Fresno
Units: 3
School: Medicine
Department: Family And Community Medicine

Course Description: This 2 week elective will focus on the care of patients with serious, chronic and terminal illness emphasizing symptom management, communication, ethical issues and psychosocial support of patients and their families. Students will spend time with the palliative care team made up of an attending physician, fellow and nurse specialist.
Prerequisites: n/a
Restrictions: Must be a 3rd year or 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