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2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FME 40140 - Junior Internship in Family Medicine-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. This junior internship provides medical students the opportunity to gain training in the hospital emergency department for the care of ambulatory patients with emergency and life threatening problems. The student will be able to formulate assessments of patients and present to the emergency department staff physician along with plan of treatment and disposition. Students will be exposed to adult medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, surgical, and behavioral emergencies. Attending physician faculty and emergency medicine fellows will always be present and provide direct supervision. The usual schedule may vary, but will include a total of 160 contact hours by working 10 to 12 hour shifts.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required Selective
Location offered: Jackson TN
Hospital: Jackson Madison County General Hospital
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of FME-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Gregg Mitchell - gmitche2@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Gregg Mitchell - gmitche2@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Heather Cavness - hgreenwa@uthsc.edu - 731-423-1932 ext. 262

Website: www.uthsc.edu/utfamjac
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
Overnight Call and/or Float: Yes
Time off for interviews: No

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