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EMED 223: Zombie Apocalypse Survival: Advanced Wilderness Medicine

What will you do when the world falls apart and zombies attack? Threats of earthquakes, fires, and tsunamis loom over us daily in the Bay. Will you be the one to make it to the Disco at the End of The World? Come learn the skills to survive in all environments. Topics will include patient assessment, trauma, fractures and dislocations, combat and tactical medicine, go-bags/medical kits, search and rescue, shelter building, animal attacks, dangerous plants, and much more with a focus on hands-on, practical skills.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3

EMED 225: The ED as a Safety Net

As the sole source of medical care and social services available 24/7 to all patients regardless of insurance status, ability to pay or even complaint, Emergency Departments (ED) are safety nets for local communities. EDs serve as a window into society and offer opportunities for intervention. The field of Social Emergency Medicine uses this unique position to investigate societal patterns of health inequity and develop solutions to decrease health disparities for vulnerable populations. This dinner seminar will explore psychosocial, economic, and medical factore that contribute to human health from the perspective of ED providers. Each session will cover a different topic of societal emergency medicine such as opioid use, human trafficking, firearms, and homelessness. Possible interventions will also be discussed including buprenorphine, screening, and identification tools, medical-legal partnerships, and legislative advocacy.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit

EMED 227: Health Care Leadership (EMED 127, PUBLPOL 127, PUBLPOL 227)

Healthcare Leadership class brings eminent healthcare leaders from a variety of sectors within healthcare to share their personal reflections and insights on effective leadership. Speakers discuss their personal core values, share lessons learned and their recipe for effective leadership in the healthcare field, including reflection on career and life choices. Speakers include CEOs of healthcare technology, pharmaceutical and other companies, leaders in public health, eminent leaders of hospitals, academia, biotechnology companies and other health care organizations. The class will also familiarize the students with the healthcare industry, as well as introduce concepts and skills relevant to healthcare leadership. This course must be taken for a minimum of 3 units and a letter grade to be eligible for Ways credit. Students taking the course Mondays and Wednesdays should enroll for 4 units (exceptions for a 3 unit registration can be made with the consent of instructor to be still eligible for Ways credit). Students taking the course on Wednesdays only should register for 2 units.
Terms: Win | Units: 2-4 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Trounce, M. (PI)

EMED 228: Virtual Reality Storytelling (EMED 129)

Do you have a story to tell? Would you like to make an impact on medicine through the most immersive medium available? Virtual reality filmmaking is a cutting edge means of shaping the public's perception of and relationship to healthcare, with enormous potential to act as a vehicle for change. This course will describe and practice the entire virtual reality filmmaking process from preproduction and production through to postproduction completion. Step by step you will learn to tell stories that matter in this immersive medium using both 360 video and computer generated simulations. You will be part of the design team for an exhibited interactive experience with a meaningful story. No prior virtual reality or filmmaking experience required.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Curtis, H. (PI)

EMED 229: Pediatric Point of Care Ultrasound

Point of Care Ultrasound AND Pediatric specific Point of Care Ultrasound Course emphasizes a hands on approach to teaching the key points in using beside ultrasound taught by faculty and fellows of the Stanford department of emergency medicine ultrasound section. Each class will start with a short lecture reviewing a particular ultrasound exam, followed by a large amount of hands on scanning time focusing on acquiring high quality images. This course is an excellent adjunct to not only to anatomy , physiology , pathophysiology , but also enhancing physical exam skills while constructing a differential diagnosis. In addition to the general point of care ultrasound, we will introduce and review unique and specific applications related to the Pediatric population who are at higher risk of exposure to ionizing radiation. Course will cover the pediatric abdomen for diagnosis of pyloric stenosis, intussusception, appendicitis, lungs ,for diagnosis of pneumonia or pleural effusion and the pediatric hip exam for diagnosis of septic arthritis . By the end of the course, you will be familiar with the ultrasound skills needed to start using it at bedside in upcoming clinical rotations. The course is open to all Stanford medical students, PA students, and undergraduates.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3

EMED 231: Peer Counseling for Medical Students

This course meets for 5 total sessions, and covers topics including compassionate listening, problem solving, understanding imposter syndromes, role of emotions in decision making, implicit bias training, professionalism, and ethics and boundaries. Students will engage in dedicated interactive sessions to prepare them for common scenarios and potential approaches for resolution. Faculty mentors from the Office of Medical Student Wellness, Counseling and Psychological Services staff at the Vaden Health Center, and Ear4Peer (E4P) upperclass student team leaders will collaborate each week to lead the sessions. Students will also receive training on campus resources and appropriate channels for referring peers to professional services. This course is a pre-requisite for students interested in becoming an E4P. Prerequisites: Must be a currently enrolled medical or PA student
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit

EMED 232: Social Emergency Medicine and Service Learning

Focus on understanding the social determinants of health and exploring the relationship between emergency medicine and public health affecting the Emergency Department patient population by: 1) Discussion and critique of relevant literature; 2) Learning about community resources for patient's social needs; 3) Shadowing ED physicians. Topics include how public health initiatives can improve access to hospital and community resources, and how patients receive care in a busy, fast-paced environment. 2 Units. Service learning component (Additional 1 Unit of Credit): Requires prerequisite of Med 157 Community Health Course, a 3-quarter commitment, personal statement and faculty approval. Students conduct screening and intervention for ED patients; Service Learning option requires prerequisite of Med 157 Community Health course, and enrolling for 3 units.
| Repeatable for credit

EMED 234: The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health (EMED 134)

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing all subsequent generations of patients and physicians. This nweekly lunch seminar aims to introduce medical trainees to a variety of climate change topics and advanced clinical nskills specific to climate change. Course content will cover climate and disease, sustainable medicine, and advocacy. The course will feature speakers who are leaders in this emerging domain and patient perspectives of climate change. Each class session is designed to be interactive, with a mix of didactic lecture and small group discussion. Optional study materials will supplement each weekly topic for further study. Lunch provided for enrolled students.
Terms: Win | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable for credit

EMED 235: Wilderness Leadership and Mentorship Skills for Medical and PA Students

For MD/Master of Medicine wilderness pre-orientation trip (SWEAT) leaders and MSPA pre-orientation camping trip leaders. Training to engage with and prepare incoming first-year medical students and MSPA students for the rigors of their respective programs. Topics include: fundamentals of wilderness survival, wilderness equipment use, camping, outdoor leadership, mentorship, team building, problem-solving, risk management, cultural competency, professionalism as a physician, reflection and resiliency, first-year curricula, stress management and coping. Guest lectures from Stanford faculty and advisors, emergency medicine physicians, outdoor education specialists, and mental health personnel.
Terms: Spr, Sum | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit

EMED 248: Medical Scribe Training

Focuses on developing knowledge of clinical documentation in order to accompany a physician in patient encounters, including documentation of patient histories, findings, procedures, results, and clinical course. Serves as prerequisite for Surgery 248A, Advanced Medical Scribe Training.
Last offered: Summer 2016
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