This is a list of all internal medicine courses. For more information, see Internal Medicine.
IM:8301 Inpatient Internal Medicinearr.
Development of knowledge, diagnostic and management skills vital to care of hospitalized patients; clinical responsibilities, educational conferences, independent study.
IM:8302 Outpatient Internal Medicine3-4 s.h.
Development of knowledge, diagnostic and management skills in the outpatient clinical setting; clinical activities, discussion of problems, independent study.
Scalar electrocardiography with option of viewing exercise studies including treadmill testing; initial interpretation of current tracings and daily staff conferences.
IM:8401 Subinternship in Internal Medicine4 s.h.
Student responsibility for evaluating, treating, and following patients admitted to inpatient general medicine services. Requirements: fourth-year M.D. enrollment.
IM:8410 Clinical Allergy Immunologyarr.
Pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of asthma and allergic and immunologic diseases; conducting and interpreting relevant specialized clinical and laboratory tests; emphasis on outpatients; formal and informal teaching sessions.
IM:8412 Clinical Cardiologyarr.
Development of breadth and depth in diagnostic and therapeutic problems encountered in clinical cardiology; participation in evaluation and decisions regarding patients seen sometimes in the cardiovascular clinic, inpatient cardiology wards, and electrophysiology service.
IM:8413 Noninvasive Cardiovascular Assessment: EKG Interpretation and Experiences in Ultrasound2 s.h.
Develop and further the confidence to read basic EKG patterns and rhythms critical to the primary care physician; these are the same objectives and methods as are stressed within the EKG portion of the transitions to clinical clerkships course; students are expected to refamiliarize themselves with this ICD material before beginning the course; students will learn by reading actual EKG's on their own with facilitation of learning by direct instructor feedback of their interpretation. Requirements: M.D. enrollment.
IM:8414 Clinical Endocrinologyarr.
New patient evaluation, inpatient referral; returning patients in diabetes, endocrine clinics; complete patient evaluations, charts; participation in clinical conferences.
IM:8416 Clinical Gastroenterologyarr.
Work in consultation service at University Hospitals and Clinics or Iowa City VA Health Care System; assistance in diagnostic procedures for patients examined as part of consultation service; participation in patient follow-up through weekly return clinic.
IM:8418 Hematology Oncologyarr.
Diagnostic skills in hematology and oncology.
IM:8422 Clinical Infectious Diseasearr.
Diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, study of patients with infectious diseases, under staff guidance; techniques of diagnostic microbiology; participation in conferences, teaching activities.
IM:8424 Medical Intensive Care Unitarr.
IM:8426 Pulmonary Diseasearr.
Breadth, depth in diagnostic, therapeutic problems encountered in clinical pulmonary disease; evaluation of outpatients and inpatients under staff supervision; interpretation of special studies carried out in pulmonary function laboratory, fiberoptic bronchoscopy and brush biopsy of lung; exposure to diagnosis and management of acute respiratory failure in intensive care units at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and Iowa City VA Health Care System.
Evaluation of patients from University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics inpatient service, Iowa City VA Health Care System and clinics; emphasis on early kidney disease and all varieties of hypertension.
IM:8434 Clinical Rheumatologyarr.
Clinical features of rheumatic diseases, their differential diagnosis, and principles of management; patients from arthritis clinic, inpatient consultation service of University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and Iowa City VA Health Care System.
IM:8435 Palliative Care2,4 s.h.
Requirements: M.D. enrollment.
IM:8437 Multidisciplinary Cancer Care2 s.h.
Basic concepts of cancer care; role of multidisciplinary team in care of cancer patients; development of attitudes, knowledge, and skills useful for entering a specialty that encounters patients with cancer. Requirements: M.D. enrollment.
IM:8449 Editorial Writing for Medical Students4 s.h.
Students understand and practice the skill of writing opinion editorials aimed at improving the public's understanding of health and health care; how to effectively engage a broad, non-medical audience through writing with the goal of producing an opinion editorial piece that could be submitted for publication to a local or national newspaper.
IM:8450 Continuity of Care in Outpatient Internal Medicine4 s.h.
Experience with longitudinal continuity of care for patients in the outpatient setting; clinical and didactic exposure to broad spectrum of general internal medicine problems. Requirements: fourth-year M.D. enrollment.
IM:8451 Subinternship in General Internal Medicine and ICU, Des Moinesarr.
Four-week rotation at Des Moines Medical Education Consortium; experience as a subintern in general internal medicine and the ICU. Requirements: fourth-year M.D. enrollment.
IM:8452 Subinternship in Internal Medicine at VAMC, Des Moinesarr.
Rotation at the Veterans Affairs Central Iowa Health Care System; subinternship on general internal medicine ward. Requirements: fourth-year M.D. enrollment.
IM:8453 Critical Care Rotation, IMMC, ICU, DM4 s.h.
Subinternship on medical critical care team, with daily rounds, teaching. Requirements: fourth-year M.D. enrollment.
IM:8454 General Medicine Consult Service, IMMCarr.
Principles of consultative medicine provided by general internists to non-internal medicine patients; how to assess perioperative risk for patients evaluated before surgery.
IM:8455 Public Health Medicinearr.
Participation in ongoing projects related to public health issues of acute disease; training and career opportunities in public health practice.
IM:8456 Clinical Cardiology Coronary Care Experience, Iowa Methodist, Des Moinesarr.
IM:8457 Clinical Nephrology, Iowa Methodist, Des Moines2,4 s.h.
Exposure to common nephrology problems, including acute renal failure, chronic renal failure, acid-base disorders, common electrolyte disorders.
IM:8495 Internal Medicine ICU Off Campusarr.
Experience as subintern in the ICU/MICU; daily rounds and teaching with medical critical care staff.
IM:8498 Internal Medicine On Campusarr.
IM:8499 Internal Medicine Off Campusarr.