Elective Description: During the 4 week Sub-I, the student will experience a variety of urgent patient care cases in two locations: the University campus which is a Level 1 Trauma Center and the Memorial ED located in the urban center of Worcester.
There are 16 clinical shifts, (4 shifts at the Memorial campus and 4 w/ your assigned preceptor) and 1 EMS ride a long shift during the 4 week rotation. The student arranges his/her own schedule on the first day of orientation. He/She will interact directly with the ED Attendings and Senior Residents. The student arranges his/her own schedule on the first day of orientation. He/She will interact directly with ED Attendings and Senior Residents. Students are given full access to patients eliciting histories, perform physical exams and procedures in addition to discuss cases to form and implement a patient care plan. Didactics include a student lecture series, resident conferences, and workshops in wound care, ultrasound and simulation scenarios. Reading resources are provided; no rotation examination is required.