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    Sep 26, 2023  
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog 
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMED 5013 - Rural Emergency Medicine (7 Credit Hours)

The rotation will provide ample clinical experience, patient contact, and procedures. The schedule includes approximately 34-36 hours of patient care contact per week. Students will spend at least one session with a triage nurse in the ED. Students will ride one shift with EMS and one with paramedics during this rotation. Clinical instruction in the initial evaluation and stabilization of the acutely ill and injured patient will be provided by working alongside Emergency Medicine faculty who are present 24 hours a day. Students will work a variety of shifts including days, evenings and nights, including some weekends, comprising a total of fifteen 9-hour shifts.

Other Contact Hours: 40

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit
Repeat Status: No
Program Restrictions: MD_MEDD-Medicine
Schedule Type: Supervised Lab/Clinic

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