MED 749 - Medical Intensive Care Acting Internship (4th year)
Ms. Renee Morton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Third Year Core Clerkships.
Maximum Number of Students:
1 (HY), 1 (Lehigh), 1 (Harrisburg)
Length Of Course:
Hershey, Lehigh (Dr. Daniel Ray/Dr. Joseph Neri) and Harrisburg (Dr. Safa Farzin).
For Hershey: 7:00 a.m.; MICU, 6th Floor South - ICU Senior Resident (OPTIONAL: Report night before and speak with Senior Resident On-Call)
Senior students assume Acting Intern responsibilities on this combined Critical Care - Coronary Care rotation. This intense training is recommended for highly motivated students interested in a "hands-on" experience in the critical care unit.
Main topics and concepts covered during this elective are: airway management, ventilators, hemodynamic monitoring, pharmacologic agents in the MICU, developing skill and comfort with the "acute" patient, developing comfort with end-of-life issues.
Course Specific Requirements: Presentation of new admissions (approximately two new admissions every four days). Short review of topic pertinent to admission once/week.