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Elective Title: 02MI711 — CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE

Description:

The primary objective of this course is to provide the senior medical student with knowledge, skills, and attitudes in handling seriously ill patients, requiring care in the ICU/CCU units. The senior student should develop a basic understanding of the seriously ill patient, including the pathophysiology of disease, with its psycho-social implications. Assessment for admission, including preparation and transfer to the ICU/CCU units is an integral part of such a course.


Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Sharon Roberts (robeshar@iupui.edu)

Director: Sanjay S. Jain, M.D.

Campus: Fort Wayne

Location: Lutheran Medical Group (Fort Wayne)


Learning Objectives

  • 1) Demonstrate the development of skills in coordinating care, when multiple specialties are involved in patient care (SBP1)
  • 2) Demonstrate knowledge of procedures unique to ICU/CCU management of patients including: (MK6)
  • a) Insertion of chest tube (MK6)
  • b) Pericardiocentesis (MK6)
  • c) Paracentesis (MK6)
  • d) Thoracentesis (MK6)
  • e) Endotracheal intubation (MK6)
  • f) Insertion of Swan-Ganz catheter (MK6)
  • g) Insertion of hyperalimentation cath (MK6)
  • h) Ventilator management (MK6)
  • i) Insertion of central lines and arterial line (MK6)
  • 3) Apply clinical knowledge in the care of serious diseases including: (MK4)
  • a) Cardiac arrhythmias (MK4)
  • b) Acute hypertensive crisis (MK4)
  • c) Congestive heart failure (MK4)
  • d) Cardiogenic shock (MK4)
  • e) Renal failure (MK4)
  • f) Respiratory insufficiency/failure (MK4)
  • g) Coma of unknown etiology (MK4)
  • h) Multiple organ trauma or failure (MK4)
  • i) Metabolic derangements (MK4)
  • j) Acute myocardial infarction (MK4)
  • k) Diabetic ketoacidosis, severe (MK4)
  • l) Overdosage of drugs or medications (MK4)
  • m) Septic shock (MK4)
  • 4) Recognize the role of the family of patient in ICU/CCU (SBP2)

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:

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Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 5% Lecture/Seminar; 5% Library

Elective Type Category: AC- Advanced Clinical

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Sharon Roberts (robeshar@iupui.edu) THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All Fort Wayne electives must go thru the Fort Wayne campus coordinator Sharon Roberts (robeshar@iupui.edu or 260-481-0224) for directors approval.

Third Year Elective? No


Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None