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

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MED 40101 - Junior Internship in 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. Students develop skills of patient evaluation, daily management, and discharge planning on hospitalized patients with a wide variety of pathology. Work as part of a team consisting of a resident and interns with attending supervision. The JI works most closely with the upper level resident providing the mainstay of care for their assigned patients. Opportunity is provided to perform procedures such as thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, paracentesis, etc. as the need arises. Students also find time to gain teaching credits by working with third year students in the Simulation Lab.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 3
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required Selective
Location offered: Knoxville
Hospital: University of Tennessee Medical Center-Knoxville
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of MED-30000

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Janet L Purkey -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Janet L Purkey -
Course Coordinator: Deanna Porter - - 865-305-4323

Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: None
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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