Medical Teaching

CORE 815 Cardiopulmonary (8). The 8-week multidisciplinary course, taught by faculty members from Anatomy, Biochemistry, Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacology, and Physiology covers the normal/abnormal processes; principles of therapeutics; and gender, ethnic, and behavioral considerations affecting disease treatment and prevention of the cardiopulmonary system. This course also includes clinical skill instruction of patient interviewing and examination. Students participate in small group discussions, laboratory exercises, clinical correlations, clinical skills lab sessions, lectures and web-based directed self-study and are evaluated by performance in small groups and on exams. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Foundations of Medicine, Genetics and Neoplasia, Inflammation and Immunity, or permission of Associate Dean for Student Affairs. LEC

CORE 820 Gastrointestinal System and Nutrition (4). This 4-week multidisciplinary course is taught by faculty members from the Departments of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine, History and Philosophy of Medicine, Health Policy Management, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, and Immunology, Family Medicine, and Surgery in the School of Medicine and the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition in the School of Allied Health. The course covers the normal/abnormal processes; principles of therapeutics; and gender, ethnic, and behavioral considerations affecting disease treatment and prevention of the gastrointestinal system including nutrition. This course also includes clinical skills instruction in the abdominal physical examination. Students participate in small group discussions, laboratory exercises, clinical correlations, clinical skills lab sessions, and lectures are evaluated by written tests, oral exams, and assessment of PBL and clinical skills performance. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Foundations of Medicine, Genetics and Neoplasia, Imflammation and Immunity, Cardiopulmonary, or permission of Asscoaite Dean for Student Affairs. LEC

CORE 825 Renal and Endocrine System (4). This 4-week multidisciplinary course, taught by faculty members from Anatomy, Biochemistry, Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacology, and Physiology covers the normal/abnormal processes; principles of therapeutics; and gender, ethnic, and behavioral considerations affecting disease tratment and prevention of the renal and endocrine systems. This course also includes clinical skill instruction of patient interviewing and examination. Students participate in small group discussions, laboratory exercises, clinical correlations, clinical skills lab sessions, lectures and web-based directed self-study and are evaluated by performance in small groups and on exams. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Foundations of Medicine, Genetics and Neoplasia, Inflammation and Immunity, Cardiopulmonary, Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition or permission of Associate Dean for Student Affairs. LEC

CORE 830 Reproduction and Sexuality (4). This 4-week multidisciplinary course module is taught by faculty members from the Departments of Pathology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Surgical Oncology, Urology, and Family Medicine. The course covers the normal/abnormal aspects of human sexuality and reproduction; principles of therapeutics; gender, ethnic, and behavioral consideration affecting sexual function, prevention and treatment of sexual and reproductive disorders. The course also includes clinical skill instruction in sexual history-taking and physical examination. Students participate in small group discussions, laboratory exercises, clinical correlations, patient and provider panels, clinical skills laboratory sessions, lectures, and web-based learning opportunities, and are evaluated by means of formative and summative examinations and assessment of participation in problem based learning sessions. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Foundations of Medicine, Genetics and Neoplasia, Inflammation and Immunity, Cardiopulmonary, Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition, Renal and Endocrine Systems or permission of Associate Dean for Student Affairs. LEC

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