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2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED1 3003/F - Ambulatory Care

Cr Hrs: 7 (0-0-35)

The objectives of the ambulatory clerkship are to provide: 1) an in-depth orientation to the evaluation, management and long-term clinical course of common medical problems which are handled by internists; 2) guidelines for recognizing common clinical problems which may be cared for in an ambulatory setting versus those which require hospitalization and/or referral for specialty or subspecialty care; 3) instruction in the unique principles of successfully providing medical care in the ambulatory setting; and, 4) instruction in health maintenance, disease prevention, and relevant clinical epidemiology. The student will work in a variety of clinical areas including general medicine clinics at the Regional Medical Center and Veterans Affairs Medical Center. There are also opportunities to participate in the Adult Special Care Clinic, Sickle Cell Clinic, Hypertension Clinic, and many of the subspecialty clinics such as Cardiology and Endocrinology. The student may spend some time with an internist in private practice. This clerkship also is offered in Knoxville (MED2- 3003/F), and Chattanooga (MED3-3003/F). May be repeated up to 7 credit hours.

Grade Mode: Standard Max per section: 13
Instructional Method: Clinical
Location offered: Memphis
Prerequisites: M1 & M2 CURRICULUM, Medicine Core Clerkship
Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Amado X. Freire
Spring - Instructor of Record: Amado X. Freire

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