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Department of Internal Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine

Courses

Upper division course

192. Internship in Pulmonary Medicine (1-12) I, II, III, IV. Albertson/staff
Internship — 3-36 hours; final report. Prerequisite: upper division standing; approval of project by preceptor prior to internship. Supervised work experience in pulmonary medicine. May be repeated for credit up to 12 units. (P/NP grading only.)

Graduate course

299. Pulmonary Disease Research (1-12) I, II, III, IV. Cross Laboratory
Prerequisite: by arrangement only. Pulmonary disease research activity with focus in inhalation toxicity, oxidants or lung biochemistry, and cell and molecular biology. (S/U grading only.)

Professional courses

460. Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Clinical Clerkship (6-18) I, II, III, IV. Stollenwerk Clinical activity--full time (4-12 weeks). Prerequisite: Medical Sciences 431.

This rotation is intended to provide a comprehensive student education in Pulmonary Medicine.  Students will participate in hands on clinical education, as well as completing an assigned curricula.  This rotation is suited for students intending to pursue residency training in internal medicine, family medicine, and primary care.

 Students will participate in the evaluation, diagnosis, management, and follow up of patients with a variety of pulmonary disorders.  This experience will include patient care, interpretation of associated radiographs and laboratory testing, participation in the PFT laboratory, and observation of many common invasive pulmonary procedures.  This is an inpatient based consultative rotation, however, students will have the opportunity to see patients in a variety of pulmonary clinics (if space is available).

461. Critical Care Clinical Clerkship (3) Stollenwerk

This is a full time 2 week clinical rotation (can be repeated for a 4 week rotation).  Monday to Friday.  No weekends or night call.  Since there is no night call or weekends on this critical care rotation, it is expected that students will be present everyday.  Missing any required days of this rotations require the approval of the IOR.

 This rotation is intended to provide student education in the Critical Care Management of subspecialty patients.  This may include neurocritical care, perioperative management of critically ill cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, orthopedic surgery, urologic surgery, and ENT patients.  This also includes consultation on trauma and burn patients.  The patient mix will vary pending upon consulting services needs.  This rotation is suited for students interested in non-internal medicine residency:  general surgery, surgical subspecialty, anesthesia, and neurology.  Students planning on careers in IM and EM are welcome, but it is recommended they select the MICU rotation (IMD 463).  This course can serve as a complement to IMD 463.

462. Pulmonary Consultant Clerkship (3-12) Stollenwerk

This is a 2 weeks rotation, similar to PUL 460.  This rotation is designed for students interested in learning pulmonary medicine, but who desire more variety in their clerkships, and do not desire the comprehensive experience offered by a 4 week pulmonary rotation.

 Students will participate in the evaluation, diagnosis, management, and follow up of patients with a variety of pulmonary disorders.  This experience will include patient care, interpretation of associated radiographs and laboratory testing, participation in the PFT laboratory, and observation of many common invasive pulmonary procedures.  This is an inpatient based consultative rotation.

Course Coordinator

Liz Garman
e-mail: Elizabeth,garman@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu
Tel: (916) 734-3575
Fax: (916) 734-7924