PAS-630: Emergency Medicine

Credits 4.0
Academic Level

This is a required 4-week rotation under the supervision of the site preceptor in which the student will have the opportunity to evaluate and treat a wide variety of urgent, emergent and life-threatening conditions. The student will learn to triage patients, interact with patients' families, and become more proficient at taking rapid accurate histories, performing physical examinations, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, and formulating a treatment plan. The student will have the opportunity to improve their oral presentations in a fast-paced environment. This rotation should give the student the opportunity to practice many clinical procedures such as suturing, endotracheal intubation, and ACLS. (Minimum of 120 hours for rotation)

Prerequisite(s): PAS 500, 505, 510, 515, 516, 517, 520, 521, 525, 535, 536, 545, 546, 550, 551, 552, 560, 565 and 575