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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EME 40110 - Junior Internship in Emergency Medicine

Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks


This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 6 credit hours. The student will function as a junior intern with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in all of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. The student will have the opportunity to assist in the evaluation and management of critically ill and injured patients under the direct supervision of senior residents and faculty from the Department of Emergency Medicine. The student will assist in procedures such as wound management, trauma resuscitation, fracture reduction and splinting, central venous access, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. A total of 20 hours of didactic education is provided and based on the Model of Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine and may include topics such as: acute emergency procedures, poisoning and drug management, ECG interpretation, and management of life threatening and other arrhythmias. The student will have a direct role in patient care similar to that of a first year resident but will be more closely supervised and directed. Students will be expected to independently perform a history and physical examination, and develop a differential diagnosis and treatment plan for common emergent conditions.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 6
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required Selective
Location offered: Chattanooga
Hospital: Erlanger Health System
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of MED-30000 and SUR-30000

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Jacob Hennings -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Jacob Hennings -
Course Coordinator: Hollie Daugherty -

Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: 7
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Time off for interviews: No

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