Nov 28, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Bulletin (July 2020 Ed) 
2020-2021 Academic Bulletin (July 2020 Ed)
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FME 45011 - Community Family Medicine

Cr Hrs: 3, 6
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3 or 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 primary purpose of this clinical experience is for fourth year medical students to actively participate in ambulatory and/or hospital patient care in a family practice setting. Possible practice sites may include urban or rural FM clinics, nursing homes, patient homes, emergency rooms and hospitals. Student responsibilities will include interviewing patients, conducting physical examinations, reviewing laboratory and diagnostic data and developing management plans in conjunction with the preceptor. The student will participate in office or hospital-based procedures which depend on the preceptor’s practice. This rotation differs from the FM JI in that students will likely be placed with a community preceptor and spend more time in an ambulatory setting.

Grade Mode: Standard

Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Variable, throughout Memphis and surrounding area
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of FME-30000

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Amanda Miller -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Amanda Miller -
Course Coordinator: Sharon Tabachnick - - 901-448-7574

Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: None
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
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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