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

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PCM 3001/F - The Principles of Clinical Medicine V

Cr Hrs: 1

The course is an “Introduction to Clerkships” week that consists of clinical knowledge, clinical skills and workshops. The goal is to provide students with basic clinical skills that will be useful on any clerkship. The content of the introductory week includes Code simulation with an Interprofessional team; introduction to clerkships by upper classmen; venipuncture; IV starts; Foley catheter insertion; clinical exam skills; patient safety and quality improvement; professionalism; surgical skills - knot tying, suturing and abscess drainage; blood and fluid replacement; EKG reading; X-ray reading; radiology; and more. Clinical reasoning and differential diagnosis of common complaints and communication skills are incorporated into the week and a panel of experts discuss risk management.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Mode of Delivery: Hybrid Instructional Method: Clinical, Independent Study
Term offered: Spring

Spring - Instructor of Record: Beth A Choby

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