NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

62 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Osteopathic Medicine Program COM 7152—Rural and Urban Underserved Medicine II Rotation (M3 Core) This course addresses the applicable core competencies of patient care, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, OPP, medical knowledge, and systems-based practice. (8.0 credit hours) COM 8004—Senior Seminar A series of presentations prior to graduation to reinforce knowledge and skills useful for the internship experience. Topics include medical economics, risk management, on-call medication, physician impairment, professional liability, medical licensure, and emergency management. A mock trial is presented. (1.0 credit hour) COM 8007—Come Home Day III All NSU-KPCOM fourth-year medical students will be required to return to NSU’s HPD Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus once during the fall term to participate in scheduled interactive sessions. These interactive sessions are hands-on OPP Seminars that are case based and clinically driven. The scheduling of these sessions will be managed by the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice, using an online scheduling system. Each date will have a maximum capacity. Students may choose to coordinate attendance at the OPP Seminar with on-campus COMAT testing. Students are excused from clinical rotation responsibilities during the time of their scheduled OPP Seminars. (1.0 credit hour) COM 8008—Come Home Day IV All NSU-KPCOM fourth-year medical students will be required to return to NSU’s HPD Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus once during the winter term to participate in scheduled interactive sessions. These interactive sessions are hands-on OPP Seminars that are case based and clinically driven. The scheduling of these sessions will be managed by the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice, using an online scheduling system. Each date will have a maximum capacity. Students may choose to coordinate attendance at the OPP Seminar with on-campus COMAT testing. Students are excused from clinical rotation responsibilities during the time of their scheduled OPP Seminars. (1.0 credit hour) COM 8990—Clinical Academic Review (M4 Core) The study of the medical sciences contains a broad scope of knowledge in both science disciplines and organ systems of the body. Additionally, students must be able to analyze and apply knowledge to diagnose presentations and conditions of patients, as well as to synthesize and evaluate data to develop treatment andmanagement plans for patients presenting with varying conditions. It is essential to master this knowledge as the medical licensing/examinations are required to graduate from the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. This course provides students with an in-depth review of medical science content, clinical case study, practice exam questions, and a mock board examination. This online independent study course provides resources to the students and allows them to work at their own pace to prepare for the COMLEX Level 2CE licensing examination. It provides several opportunities to assess knowledge and track the student’s progression toward preparation. (3.0 credit hours) Clinical Course Descriptions— Elective and Selective Rotations COM 8006—Internal Medicine or Neurology Selective (M4 Selective) This clerkshipwill expose the student to the practice of medicine in the inpatient and ambulatory environments. Students will be engaged in the care of patients under the direct supervision of a physician certified in a specialty. Students must select from Neurology or the following Internal Medicine subspecialties: • Internal Medicine • Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease • Internal Medicine: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology • Internal Medicine: Critical Care Medicine • Internal Medicine: Endocrine, Diabetes, and Metabolism • Internal Medicine: Gastroenterology • Internal Medicine: Hematology and/or Oncology • Internal Medicine: Infectious Disease • Internal Medicine: Interventional Cardiology • Internal Medicine: Nephrology • Internal Medicine: Pulmonary Disease • Internal Medicine: Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine • Internal Medicine: Rheumatology • Neurology (8.0 credit hours) COM 8009—Emergency Medicine This is a two- to four-week elective where students gain exposure to a variety of emergency room systems, including both operational and practical issues. The student will learn the fundamentals of emergency room care. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8009A—Emergency Medicine: Medical Toxicology The division runs a four-week rotation introducing emergency residents to the care of poisoned, intoxicated, or exposed patients, including recognizing toxidromes, appropriate use of laboratory testing, familiarity with antidotes,

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