Principles of Emergency Medicine and Surgery


Exploration of the concepts of surgery and emergency medicine. The surgical component introduces the physical environment of the operating room and the standard protocol and procedures associated with surgery. Emphasis is on synthesizing the information from the surgical perspective of pre-, intra-, and post-operative management of surgical patients, and core fundamentals of perioperative care. The emergency medicine component emphasizes the emergent care of life-threatening illness and injury. The skills taught are integrated with the material concurrently presented in the Clinical Medicine and Clinical Procedures series. 1 Credit (1 Lecture) Corequisite(s): PHA359 and PHA362. Summer Only.