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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MED - 815 Clinical Palliative Care

In this course, students see patients referred to the palliative care service in the inpatient, outpatient and home setting. The service sees 50 patients/month in the inpatient setting; 10-15/week in the outpatient clinic; and 2-3 patients/week at home. The student is involved in a selected number of these patients. Palliative Medicine fellows provide teaching to the residents and medical students rotating on the service both formally during didactic sessions, as well as serving as role models during direct patient care interactions and family meetings. Elective Retake Counts for Credit: Yes. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: Yes. Credit(s): 2