MEDI 9115 Clinical Foundations

The purpose of this course is to prepare students to transition between the pre-clerkship and clerkship years of medical school. During this one-week required course, MS 3 students will be re-introduced to patient care concepts and procedural skills needed throughout their medical practice. These concepts include professionalism, ethics, integrated behavioral health, patient privacy, HIPPA, and OSHA compliance. Students will further develop their clinical reasoning skills through interpretation of EKGs, radiographs, basic lab values and ABGs. They will also be given the opportunity to learn and practice procedural skills such as blood draws, IV insertion, sterile technique, gowning & gloving, suturing, nasogastric tube placement, foley catheter placement, intubation, and Basic Cardiac Life Support.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of the first two years of medical school.



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Dept of Medical Education


As scheduled