Students gain general knowledge of Emergency, which includes fast focused action plan, focused disease triage, diagnosis and treatment of men and women from new born through old age, from times of health through all stages of acute and traumatic illnesses. Additionally, students develop skills in problem solving, decision making and an attitude of caring driven by humanistic and professional values. This rotation incorporates a consideration of human biology, cultural behaviours, and understanding of the epidemiology and pathophysiology of disease and trauma followed by action focused mechanism of treatments. Students master clinical skills in interviewing, physical examination, focused diagnosis, diagnostic testing strategies, therapeutic techniques, counseling, and system-based referral consultation
What Will You Learn?
- The benefits of this model curriculum are to:
- To apply and reinforce knowledge of the basic sciences, especially anatomy and physiology to the understanding, presentation and treatment of diseases and trauma that are commonly addressed within the field of Emergency Medicine.
- To identify how and when evidence - based information and other aspects of practice - based
- Learning and improvement affect the care of the Trauma patient and the alternatives in management.
- To develop an understanding of the cost to benefit ratio, the role of payment and financing in the healthcare system, the role of multi - disciplinary care including ancillary services such as homecare and rehabilitation and other aspects of systems-based practice in the implementation of the available technologies used in emergency treatment.
- To develop an understanding of the Core Topics (listed below) and to apply the associated anatomical system- based knowledge to clinical analysis and problem solving.
- To utilize distributive learning through the use of on-line resources for emergency learning and problem-solving.
Respiratory Compromising Diseases
Basic knowledge of trauma care