IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 02ZE711 — EMERGENCY AND TRAUMA CENTER MEDICINE

Description:

The student will work directly with a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician in the Emergency Department setting. Emphasis is on developing skills necessary for the rapid assessment and treatment of multiple patients having a variety of medical and surgical illnesses, both minor and life-threatening.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Sharon Roberts (robertss@ipfw.edu)

Director: John Ringquist, M.D.

Campus: Fort Wayne

Location: Professional Emergency Physicians (IUSM - Fort Wayne)

Other Faculty: G. Pollander, M.D.; T. Gutwein, M.D.

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Gather information pertinent to the emergent patient from all sources available (PC1)
  • 2) Discuss the roles played by the various disciplines involved in the care of the emergent patient and how to best use those individuals to provide excellent patient care (SBP1)
  • 3) Discuss the information resources available to aid in the care of the emergent patient (PBLI1)
  • 4) Manage the patient

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form (Clinical Observation)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:

JuneJulyAugSeptOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMay
200222222222

Duty Hours: 40 -60

Time Distribution: 95% Clinical; 5% Didactic

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All Fort Wayne electives must go thru the Fort Wayne campus coordinators.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None