MED 471: Medicine

Class Program
Credits 9
Medical students gain initial clinical experience under direct supervision of clinical instructors. The nine weeks period of enrollment in the teaching hospitals has major and lasting effects on the medical professional. The program for medical students aims to: Provide the basic bed-side skills on history taking and physical assessment, teach the students clinical medicine and link it to basic biomedical sciences, introduce students to work within clinical teams and acknowledge limits, acquire professionalism in medicine, respect for patients, and medical ethics, Gain experience in proper documentation, Enhance communication skills with patients, their families, nursing, and colleagues.