Dec 03, 2020
EME 45040 - Emergency Medicine
Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks
This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 6 credit hours. The student should function with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in several 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 core faculty from the Department of Emergency Medicine. The student will assist in procedures under the direct supervision of the attending physician. A total of 20 hours of didactic education is provided during the month and the student will be required to present an interesting case at the end of the rotation. A reading curriculum with exam at the end of the rotation is also in place. This elective is intended for motivated students interested in pursuing career in emergency medicine, and requires frequent overnight and weekend clinical responsibilities. The student will work 10 9.5-hour shifts over the course of the rotation and will work a variety of shifts to gain a real-world experience in a busy emergency department.
Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Nashville
Hospital: St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of MED-30000 or FME-30000
Term offered: Fall, Spring
Fall - Instructor of Record: Jason Rubino - firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring - Instructor of Record: Jason Rubino - email@example.com
Course Coordinator: Kim Palmiter - firstname.lastname@example.org - 615-396-6449
Prior Authorization: No, but we are looking for fourth year medical students who are keenly interested in pursuing Emergency Medicine and our residency program.
Blocks Not Offered: 5, 6, and 7
Off-cycle timing allowed: Negotiable
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Overnight Call and/or Float: No, but students will be scheduled for overnight shifts during week days and weekend days in the Emergency Department.
Time off for interviews: Yes-Students may be allowed some time off provided they contact the administrator at least 4 weeks prior to the onset of the rotation.
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