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GPHAS 616: Clinical Research This is a four week rotation in which students participate in medical research under the direction of a preceptor or develop a community health project. This project may involve reviewing charts, interviewing patients, reviewing existing data, collecting data and/or participating in ongoing clinical trials or educating the public. Students are required to complete a project outline and will begin to compose a research or project paper of publishable quality. The students will develop a power point presentation in order to illustrate their research or project. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the senior year clinical and didactic courses. 4 credits GPHAS 617: Family Medicine Rotation I This six week clinical experience is designed to familiarize the student with all aspects of Family Practice in ambulatory, inpatient and long-term care settings. The student, through the collection and acquisition of historical, physical and laboratory data, develops an understanding of patient evaluation and treatment under the supervision of physicians or mid-level practitioners. This clinical rotation will emphasize aspects of Internal Medicine and the unique characteristics of the care of the geriatric patient. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the senior year clinical and didactic courses. 5 credits GPHAS 618: Family Medicine Rotation II This six week clinical experience is designed to familiarize the student with all aspects of Family Practice in ambulatory, inpatient and long-term care settings. The student, through the collection and acquisition of historical, physical and laboratory data, develops an understanding of patient evaluation and treatment under the supervision of physicians or mid-level practitioners. This clinical rotation will emphasize normal variations of growth and development of children from infancy to adolescence, as well as, exposure to acute and chronic illnesses of childhood. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the senior year clinical and didactic courses. 5 credits GPHAS 619: Family Medicine Rotation III This six week clinical experience is designed to familiarize the student with all aspects of Family Practice in ambulatory, inpatient and long-term care settings. The student, through the collection and acquisition of historical, physical and laboratory data, develops an understanding of patient evaluation and treatment under the supervision of physicians or mid-level practitioners. This clinical rotation will emphasize routine gynecologic care and common complaints as well as prenatal care of the female patient. This experience will also focus on common behavioral health disorders encountered in primary care. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the senior year clinical and didactic courses. 5 credits GPHAS 621: Emergency Medicine Rotation This six week clinical experience is designed to stress the evaluation and management of both medical and surgical problems of the ambulatory patient in an acute care situation. Students gain experience in the initial evaluation of patients in the emergency setting, perform problem specific examinations, practice minor surgery skills, and participate in the management of orthopedic problems. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the senior year clinical and didactic courses. 5 credits GPHAS 622: Family Medicine Rotation IV This six week clinical experience is designed to familiarize the student with all aspects of Family Practice in ambulatory, inpatient and long-term care settings. The student, through the collection and acquisition of historical, physical and laboratory data, develops an understanding of patient evaluation and treatment under the supervision of physicians or mid-level practitioners. This clinical rotation will emphasize the evaluation and treatment of conditions common at the primary care level and the appropriate health maintenance measures for different age groups from infancy to geriatrics. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the senior year clinical and didactic courses. 5 credits GPHAS 623: Elective Rotation I This six week clinical experience is designed to acquaint the student with the role of the

Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013  

Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013  

Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

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