EMED 4034: Advanced Emergency Medicine: Resuscitation / Critical Care
Course Director: Charlene An, M.D.
Computer Code: 90060
Course Location: Kings County
Registration Information: Charlene An, M.D.
Telephone Contact: 718-245-2975
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Month Offered: Year Round
Duration: 2 weeks, per dir, may extend
Hours per week: 40 (Monday -Sunday)
No. of Students: Max 2
Visiting Students Accepted: Yes (Not Incl DMC Stud.)
Prerequisites: Medicine, Surgery, Women's Health, Emergency Medicine
Procedure for Evaluation Of Students: Participation and Observation
In this course the student spends two weeks working with the Emergency Medicine team in the Critical Care Trauma. The student will become familiar with the following issues in Emergency Medicine: (1) Rapid identification, resuscitation, and stabilization of the critically ill or injured patient; (2) Prioritization of therapeutic and diagnostic procedures in the setting of the patient's initial presentation; and (3) The decision-making process in airway management, the use of invasive versus non-invasive monitoring, and the initiation of safe therapeutics during the ongoing diagnostic evaluation. The rotation includes overnight and weekend shifts. Visiting students accepted by arrangement with course director only. Research is not required, however, students may contact faculty and join ongoing long-term projects--many opportunities.