Nov 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Bulletin (July 2020 Ed) 
2020-2021 Academic Bulletin (July 2020 Ed)
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FME 45030 - Primary Care Sports Medicine

Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation. 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 learn the basic principles of sports medicine, which will increase the  understanding of diagnosis, management and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal injuries. The student will outline steps for diagnosis and management of injury, interpret diagnostic testing (ultrasound, xray, MRI, CT, etc.) , treatment approach including intervention strategies (injections, taping, splinting, casting), and outline strategies for rehabilitation and return to play for injured athlete.   This elective includes weekly didactics/radiology rounds, and noon conferences. This is an outpatient rotation.  No scheduled call but student is expected to attend all sports medicine related activities, which may occur during normal weekday but most likely weekends and evenings.

Grade Mode: Standard

Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Knoxville
Hospital: University of Tennessee Medical Center-Knoxville
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of FME-30000

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Rebecca Kendra Kemmet -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Rebecca Kendra Kemmet -
Course Coordinator: Rebecca Kemmet - - 865-305-9352

Prior Authorization: Yes
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

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