Sep 17, 2019  
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GMED 5072 - Clinical Skills Elective



Prerequisite: None Goal: To help students develop the skills necessary to be successful on the core clerkships. Objectives: At the end of the elective, students will be able to: obtain a complete and accurate history and physical examination, present a focused and comprehensive evaluation of a patient in a clear and concise manner, document in writing a focused and comprehensive evaluation of a patient in a clear and concise manner, and interpret basic X-rays and electrocardiograms. Activities include: two complete patient evaluations per week, standardized patient feedback session at the end of the second week and two hour case-based conference or small group activity daily. Teaching activities and time allocation per week/elective: lecture hours - none; small group activities - 10 hours; physical diagnosis - 8 hours; standardized patient encounters - 8 hours for the elective. Assessment includes: clinical performance evaluation by faculty to assess the following skills: clinical performance evaluation by faculty to assess the following skills: history and physical examination, case presentation, medical documentation and professionalism; standardized patient encounter to evaluate the student’s ability to obtain a complete history, perform a competent physical exam, and present the information in both the written and oral format; and written examination.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Credit Hours: 7
Lecture Hours: 4 Lab Hours: 8

Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 0

College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


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