Elective Courses

MED EM 550: Jamie Shandro, MD - Introduction to Emergency Medicine

Presentation of common medical and surgical emergencies and their urgent management, especially within the framework of rapid patient assessment and stabilization. Lecture topics include chest pain and myocardial infarction, basic arrhythmia management, and burn and wound care. Open to second-year medical students only. One credit course.

MED EM 683: Michael Vrablik, DO - Emergency Medicine Point-of-Care Ultrasound 

Introduction to point-of-care ultrasound in an emergency department setting. Students become comfortable with using bedside ultrasound by teaching ultrasound machine operation, image acquisition, and providing hands-on training in both simulated and patient care settings. Incorporates classroom didactics, procedure simulation and clinical application. Four credit course offered in the Winter and Spring.