Principles of Emergency Medicine and Surgery

PHA380

Fundamental concepts of surgery and emergency medicine. Surgical instruction includes standard protocol and procedures associated with surgery, synthesizing information from a surgical perspective of pre-, intra-, and post-operative management, core fundamentals of perioperative care, and recognition of post-operative complications. Emergency Medicine component emphasizes the emergent care of life-threatening illness and injury. Material integrates with concurrent coursework in Clinical Medicine and Clinical Procedures. Learning methods include lecture format, clinical decision making, individual research, and case studies to integrate and synthesize course content. 1 Credit (1 Lecture) Corequisite(s): PHA359 and PHA362. Summer Only.