Emergency Medicine (EMDN)
EMDN 821. Emergency Medicine Clerkship. 1.5-3 Units.
Focuses on management of the undifferentiated or emergent patient presentation. Exposes students to areas unique to emergency medicine, such as the emergency medical system. Utilizes bedside teaching, lectures, online/independent learning, and simulation to instruct the student in distinguishing emergent vs nonemergent presentations in the following patient categories: altered mental status, abdominal pain, chest pain, respiratory distress/shortness of breath, shock, syncope, trauma, and fever.
EMDN 891. Emergency Medicine Elective. 1.5-27 Units.
Provides emergency department experience in several locations. Includes, contact with adult and pediatric patients; introduction to administrative interaction, residency conferences, and grand rounds; and, interaction with the radio room, triage desk, and transport nurse.