Course Catalog » Emergency Medicine 170.10

Subject: Emergency Medicine
Course Number: 170.10
Course Title: Introduction to Emergency Medicine
Units: 1
School: Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Course Description: This is an elective designed to introduce 1st and 2nd year medical students to a range of topics that are commonly encountered in Emergency Medicine. Topics presented will include: toxicology, travel in EM, wilderness medicine, chest pain, and trauma. Students will also have the opportunity to shadow physicians in the ED at SFGH. This course is problem-oriented and will focus on how to think about the chief complaint.
Prerequisites: None.
Restrictions: Limited to School of Medicine, School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy students.
Activities: Lecture, Clinical Clerkship

Instructor of Record: R. Chin
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Winter
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