Dec 07, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MED - 703 Core Clerkship: Internal Medicine


This course introduces students to the study and skills of clinical medicine. Through the case study approach, students have the opportunity to evaluate and manage a variety of patients and their problems. In this manner, students can develop their skills in history taking and physical examination and will review pathophysiological principles in caring for patients. Students develop an understanding of relationships between disease states and patient hosts from the medical, social and emotional points of view. The ward team approach allows students the opportunity to actively work toward the goals of good patient care and the acquisition of a solid foundations of medicine. Students are expected to supplement their learning through a self-study program of learning objectives. This will provide the students with exposure to basic technical skills as well as a core set of topics in Internal Medicine. Required Retake Counts for Credit: No. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: Yes. Credit(s): 8