This is a list of all emergency medicine courses. For more information, see Emergency Medicine.
EM:8401 Introduction to Advanced Life Support Skills4 s.h.
Experience managing acute threats to life—including trauma, respiratory failure, poisoning, sepsis, stupor/coma, and acute MI—using ACLS and PALS courses and clinical manikin work with EMS staff. Requirements: completion of M.D. core clerkship year.
EM:8402 Emergency Medicine UIHCarr.
Preceptorship with residents and faculty; emphasis on principles of acute medicine; clinical shifts, case conferences, simulations, exams. Requirements: completion of surgery, pediatrics, and internal medicine or advanced practice management.
EM:8403 Wilderness Medicine4 s.h.
Didactic and scenario training in physiology, diagnosis, and emergency treatment of heat- and cold-related illnesses, high altitude disorders, wilderness trauma, envenomations, and immersion injuries. Taught in wilderness areas. Requirements: completion of M.D. third year.
EM:8404 Emergency Medicine: St. Luke's, Cedar Rapids4 s.h.
Preceptorship with full-time emergency department physicians; clinical shifts, case conferences, simulations, exams. Requirements: completion of M.D. third year.
EM:8405 Rural Emergency Medicine at Burlington, Iowa4 s.h.
In-depth clinical experience in a busy rural hospital emergency department under supervision of residency-trained emergency physicians; lectures, skill labs, projects. Requirements: completion of M.D. third year.
EM:8406 Emergency Medicine Des Moines4 s.h.
Participation in acute emergency care, management of acute illnesses, follow-up care when possible; Broadlawns Hospital, Des Moines. Requirements: completion of surgery, pediatrics, and internal medicine or advanced practice management.
EM:8407 Emergency Medicine Waterloo4 s.h.
Participation in acute emergency care, management of acute illnesses, follow-up care when possible; Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo. Requirements: completion of M.D. third year.
EM:8409 Transition to Residency2 s.h.
Intensive program providing basic training in life support skills, experience in procedures common to inpatient hospital environment, and practice with simulated critical care scenarios; lectures, small group discussions, procedure labs, high-fidelity simulations, and self-directed online learning; students become certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Requirements: completion of surgery, pediatrics, and IM or APM.
EM:8410 Medical Toxicology Sioux City2,4 s.h.
Clerkship at the Iowa Poison Control Center; intense introduction to breadth and depth of medical toxicology; students work independently and concentrate on many different areas and interests; work with a multidisciplinary team of nurses, pharmacists, and physicians; activities may include reviewing and presenting active poisoned patient cases during daily rounds and opportunities to see toxicology patients at bedside; preparation and short presentation in any area of medical toxicology. Requirements: M.D. enrollment.
EM:8411 Medical Toxicology UIHC2 s.h.
In-depth introduction to medical toxicology; how to recognize and treat various toxidromes and the most common toxicologic exposures; initial management steps for life-threatening toxicologic exposures; focus on basics of pathophysiology and pharmacology to understand how drugs affect patients, and critical assessment of laboratory and other data obtained on the poisoned patient.
EM:8498 Emergency Medicine On Campusarr.
Clinical research experience with a mentor in the Emergency Treatment Center and the Department of Emergency Medicine; principles of design, methodology, basic statistics.
EM:8499 Emergency Medicine Off Campusarr.
Preceptorship with residents and faculty; emphasis on principles of acute medicine; Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accredited off-campus site. Requirements: completion of M.D. third year and approval from UIHC Emergency Medicine clerkship director.