PA 6021 - Internal Medicine Clerkship

Course Description

This five-week clerkship provides direct patient care experiences in the in-patient setting. Under the direction of board-certified internists, students learn to evaluate and formulate treatment plans for patients with a wide variety of adult illnesses. Critical thinking skills, synthesis of pertinent clinical information, the presentation of problem-oriented patient data, indications for and interpretation of laboratory studies, and competence in clinical procedures are emphasized. The contextual approach to these disciplines will include integrating basic sciences, anatomy and physiology, embryology, ancillary diagnostics and medical terminology.

Credits: 3