This is a list of courses with the subject code FAM. For more information, see Family Medicine (Carver College of Medicine) in the Catalog.
FAM:8005 Medical Education Community Orientation 0 s.h.
Experience in a local health care delivery system away from the University setting, between first and second year of M.D. program.
FAM:8301 Preceptorship in Family Medicine arr.
One-on-one experience with a practicing physician; exposure to illnesses, conditions often seen in primary care; realistic background for evaluation of family medicine as a career alternative.
FAM:8302 Family and Community Medicine 6 s.h.
One-on-one experience with a practicing physician; exposure to illnesses and conditions often seen in primary care; realistic background for evaluation of family medicine as a career alternative; clinical activities, work with community agencies and resources; didactic and conferences.
FAM:8401 Advanced Inpatient Subinternship in Family Medicine, University of Iowa 4 s.h.
Inpatient aspects of family medicine's key components; experience on the family medicine inpatient service.
FAM:8402 University of Iowa Family Medicine Clerkship 2,4 s.h.
Work with family practice residents and staff in day-to-day delivery of primary medical care at Family Practice Center; experience in the Family Stress Clinic observing family-centered counseling; nursing home visits, work with departmental social worker and sports medicine specialist.
FAM:8403 Advanced Preceptorship in Family Medicine 2,4 s.h.
Experience in community practice of family medicine.
FAM:8405 Geriatrics Elective 2,4 s.h.
Experience in monitoring and evaluating health and functional status of patients age 65 and older in the UI Geriatric Assessment Clinic and community settings.
FAM:8406 Advanced Inpatient Subinternship in Family Medicine, Cedar Rapids 4 s.h.
Experience as a junior resident in all areas of inpatient family medicine, including maternity care, child and adolescent health, adult medicine.
FAM:8407 Clerkship in Family Medicine, Cedar Rapids 4 s.h.
Experience as a junior resident in all areas of family medicine, including maternity care, child and adolescent health, adult medicine.
FAM:8408 Family Medicine Clerkship, Broadlawns Hospital, Des Moines Family Health Center 4 s.h.
Clinical experience in inpatient and outpatient care.
FAM:8409 Advanced Inpatient Subinternship in Family Medicine, Iowa Lutheran 4 s.h.
Patient-oriented interactive experience in an inpatient family practice environment. Requirements: fourth-year M.D. enrollment.
FAM:8410 Family Medicine, Iowa Lutheran 4 s.h.
Requirements: fourth-year M.D. enrollment.
FAM:8411 Family Medicine Clerkship, Davenport 4 s.h.
Assignment to problems commonly seen in family practice office; supervision by residents and faculty for history and physical evaluation and diagnostic workups and treatment of each specific problem; exposure to acutely ill patients in services of medicine, surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics.
FAM:8412 Advanced Inpatient Subinternship in Family Medicine, Davenport 4 s.h.
Experience in inpatient family medicine; assessing and managing hospitalized patients, evaluating and treating patients in the emergency room, participating in call coverage with family medicine residents.
FAM:8413 Family Medicine Geriatrics, Davenport 4 s.h.
Geriatric, palliative, and end-of-life care issues; assessment of competency in evaluation and management of patients; interdisciplinary nature of geriatric and palliative care.
FAM:8415 Advanced Inpatient Subinternship in Family Medicine, Sioux City 4 s.h.
Experience as a junior resident in all areas of family medicine. Requirements: fourth-year M.D. enrollment.
FAM:8416 Family Medicine Clerkship, Sioux City 2,4 s.h.
Methods common in family practice medicine; participation in care of patients seen by family practice physicians and residents.
FAM:8417 Advanced Inpatient Subinternship in Family Medicine, Waterloo 4 s.h.
Experience working as a member of family practice inpatient team at Allen Memorial Hospital and Covenant Medical Center, following patients from admission through discharge.
FAM:8418 Family Medicine Clerkship, Waterloo 4 s.h.
Rotation at the Northeast Iowa Family Practice Center; work with patients from outpatient care through hospitalization; basic concepts of family practice, team concept in medical care.
FAM:8419 River Crossing Family Medicine Clerkship 2,4 s.h.
Experience providing patient care in a rural setting; continuity of care for patients of all ages. Requirements: fourth-year M.D. enrollment.
FAM:8420 Family Medicine, Mason City 2,4 s.h.
Work with family physicians on staff at Mercy or other affiliated community hospitals; management of all patients admitted by the family physicians, participation in care rendered by consultants; primary care experience in family practice office.
FAM:8421 Primary Care Sports Medicine 4 s.h.
Comprehensive, diverse, and educational experience in the field of sports medicine; clinical competence to diagnose and manage medical illnesses and injuries related to sports and exercise in varied patients, recreational and organized athletes, and teams. Requirements: M.D. enrollment.
FAM:8422 Family Medicine/Psychiatry Elective 2,4 s.h.
Integration of mental and physical health care across outpatient family medicine and outpatient psychiatry arenas. Requirements: M.D. enrollment.
FAM:8423 Family Medicine, Ames Student Health 4 s.h.
Primary care of late adolescent and young adult patients in a student health center setting; students work with family medicine and mental health providers to address health care needs of this population.
FAM:8424 Family Caregiving Transitions arr.
Students enhance clinical learning from caregiving experiences and increase empathy and patient communication skills; students also enhance personal understanding of, and growth through, caregiving responsibilities in periods of family health transitions.
FAM:8425 Advanced Inpatient Subinternship in Rural Family Medicine, Algona 4 s.h.
Rural hospital-based subinternship; students provide family medicine service alongside board-certified family physician faculty, performing all admissions on weekdays, rounding on hospitalized patients each day, and call responsibilities including deliveries and ER coverage.
FAM:8426 Disease Registry Management 4 s.h.
Use of electronic medical record-based disease registries to investigate care, identify areas for improvement, and optimize management of chronic disease at individual and/or population level.
FAM:8427 Maternity Care 4 s.h.
Experience in triaging of pregnant patients; students provide usual intrapartum and postpartum care, manage common intrapartum and postpartum complications, and provide care to newborn infants, healthy and ill. Requirements: M.D. enrollment.
FAM:8428 Caring for the Underserved 2 s.h.
Caring for a variety of medically underserved patient populations with cultural competency and compassion; participation in a variety of experiences with clinical and ancillary/allied services, and community agencies that specialize in providing services to these populations. Requirements: M.D. enrollment.
FAM:8450 Continuity of Care - Family Medicine 4 s.h.
Longitudinal continuity of care experience for fourth-year M.D. students in an outpatient family medicine setting.
FAM:8496 Independent Studies arr.
Work with departmental researcher on investigation in family medicine, community medicine, health care delivery, health maintenance, and other areas.
FAM:8497 Research in Family Medicine arr.
Medical research, clinical or laboratory projects; individual study.
FAM:8498 Family Medicine On Campus arr.
Clinical clerkship; individually arranged by student with departmental approval.
FAM:8499 Family Medicine Off Campus arr.
Clerkships; may include community hospitals.