|MTCM 700||Core Exploratory Elective||4.00||College of Osteopathic Med|
This four-week elective provides students with the opportunity to participate in an elective in which they can further explore an area of interest within core clerkships. Exploratory electives are decided by the Office of Clinical Education and are assigned one elective in their third year. These electives are dependent upon what is available in each student's assigned region.
|MTCM 701||Introduction to Clinical Medicine||2.00||College of Osteopathic Med|
This course provides students with an introduction to the disciplines of third-year Core-Clerkships, along with practical skills and basic information needed to perform adequately in the following areas: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/ GYN, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Surgery, as well as a didactic introduction to Medical Imaging, Patient Presentation and Critical Thinking. Emphasis will be placed on the Seven Osteopathic Medicine Competencies, Interviewing and Relationship Building Skills, History and Physical (H&P) Skills, Professionalism, Cultural Competence, Clinical Reasoning and Problem Solving, and Breaking Bad News. Additional topics will include Confidentiality, Documentation of Records. Methods of instruction will include lecture, discussion, demonstrations, and skill development utilizing standardized patients and live models.