Mar 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog

MEDE 7416 Fundamentals of Rural Medical Practice 2

10 SCH. This course is the second of four Year 1 and Year 2 courses in a special medical school curriculum designed to train future physicians for rural practice. It is taught longitudinally during semester 2, with integration occurring during the systems courses. The goal of this course is to provide educational experiences that will prepare the student for life and practice in a rural environment. The student will develop interviewing and physical examination skills, procedural skills and rural professional competencies. Osteopathic principles, structural examination skills, and osteopathic manipulative treatment techniques will be integrated throughout the course. In addition, the student will be introduced to issues of culture, ethics, and community health in relation to a rural environment. Course modules integrate concepts of public health, population health, and prevention pertinent to rural clinical practice. In addition, students will observe how rural community agencies support the health care system. This course is comprised of small group classroom learning modules, team based exercises, skills labs and clinical activities. This course is restricted to students enrolled in the Rural Scholars Program and satisfies the TCOM curricular requirements for MP 2 . ***This course applies to students enrolled in the Class of 2018 and later.
Offered Spring
Pass/No Pass