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EMED 212A: Advanced Training and Teaching for the EMT (EMED 112A)

Ongoing training for current EMS providers. Students practice BLS assessments and medical care through simulated patient encounters. Topics include assessment and treatment of the undifferentiated trauma patient (including airway management, monitoring, and evaluation) and prehospital care in nontraditional locations. Students taking the course for units, also serve as teaching assistants for EMED 111, the Stanford EMT training course. Prerequisites: EMED 111/211 A-C (or equivalent EMT Certification course), CPR-PR certification, and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2-3 | Repeatable for credit

EMED 212B: Advanced Training and Teaching for the EMT (EMED 112B)

Ongoing training for current EMS providers. Students practice BLS assessments and medical care through simulated patient encounters. Topics include assessment and treatment of the undifferentiated trauma patient (including airway management, monitoring, and evaluation) and prehospital care in nontraditional locations. Students taking the course for units, also serve as teaching assistants for EMED 111, the Stanford EMT training course. Prerequisites: EMED 111/211 A-C (or equivalent EMT Certification course), CPR-PR certification, and consent of instructor.
Terms: Win | Units: 2-3 | Repeatable for credit

EMED 212C: Advanced Training and Teaching for the EMT (EMED 112C)

Ongoing training for current EMS providers. Students practice BLS assessments and medical care through simulated patient encounters. Topics include assessment and treatment of the undifferentiated trauma patient (including airway management, monitoring, and evaluation) and prehospital care in nontraditional locations. Students taking the course for units, also serve as teaching assistants for EMED 111, the Stanford EMT training course. Prerequisites: EMED 111/211 A-C (or equivalent EMT Certification course), CPR-PR certification, and consent of instructor.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2-3 | Repeatable for credit

EMED 217: Critical Cases: Think Like an Experienced Physician

Focus is on the ability to find current, accurate information, and the ability to interpret and translate that information into clinical decisions the most important skill in medicine. Work in small teams to refine essential skills to excel on the wards through case-based learning. Topics include traumatic injuries, altered mental status, severe inefections and other critical Emergency Medicine cases. Students develop knowledge of steps critical to care for these patients while refining skills in diagnostic reasoning, interpreting medical literature, and team-based medical care.
Terms: Win | Units: 2

EMED 218: Humanitarian Crises: Cities, Refugees and Resilience

This course will introduce students to humanitarian practice and the current challenges and opportunities presented by urbanization. Selected topics will address emerging trends in the humanitarian architecture, urban health, needs assessments, cash and markets as tools, innovative technologies, climate change and urban refugees. In addition, students will be introduced to a framework for urban fragility and resilience and each of the selected topics will be taught from a perspective of building resilience. Content will e based on recent research and current policy and practice debates. Finally, students will have an in-class project component consisting of an urban crisis table-top simulation.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | Repeatable for credit

EMED 220: Emergency Medicine: Introduction

An introduction to the specialty of emergency medicine, including the emergency stabilization of patients in both the pre-hospital phase and in the emergency department. The course will include both lectures and hands on practical sessions. Topics consist of management of trauma patients and common medical emergencies, with hands on sessions including how to manage airway emergencies and suturing. 2 units includes two four-hour emergency department shadow shifts.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1-2

EMED 222: Biosecurity and Bioterrorism Response (PUBLPOL 222)

Overview of the most pressing biosecurity issues facing the world today. Guest lecturers have included former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former Special Assistant on BioSecurity to Presidents Clinton and Bush Jr. Dr. Ken Bernard, Chief Medical Officer of the Homeland Security Department Dr. Alex Garza, eminent scientists, innovators and physicians in the field, and leaders of relevant technology companies. How well the US and global healthcare systems are prepared to withstand a pandemic or a bioterrorism attack, how the medical/healthcare field, government, and the technology sectors are involved in biosecurity and pandemic or bioterrorism response and how they interface, the rise of synthetic biology with its promises and threats, global bio-surveillance, making the medical diagnosis, isolation, containment, hospital surge capacity, stockpiling and distribution of countermeasures, food and agriculture biosecurity, new promising technologies for detection of bio-threats and countermeasures. Open to medical, graduate, and undergraduate students. No prior background in biology necessary. 2 unit option for once weekly attendance (Wed only); 4 unit option for twice weekly attendance (Mon and Wed); 1 additional units (for a maximum of 5 units total) for a research paper.
Terms: Win | Units: 2-5
Instructors: Trounce, M. (PI)

EMED 223: Wilderness Medicine

Open to all students. Wilderness-related illnesses and injuries; a framework for evaluation and treatment of emergencies in the backcountry. Hands-on clinical skills. Topics include high altitude medicine, hypothermia, envenomations, search and rescue, improvisation, and a day long field trip for hands-on field work. 3 units includes participation in an Emergency Department observation shift.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3
Instructors: Lipman, G. (PI)

EMED 224: Wilderness First Aid

Provides basic introductory back country and emergency medicine skill development. Topics covered include patient assessment, addressing life threats, shock, spine safety, musculoskeletal injuries, medical emergencies, and environmental emergencies.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Lipman, G. (PI)

EMED 225: Wilderness Medicine: Continued practical experience for high-quality care

Ongoing training for current wilderness medicine providers (WFA, AFR, WEMT). Students practice BLS assessment and medical care through outdoor simulations, labs, and workshops. Work in small teams, refine essential skills and garner knowledge, and judgement. Topics include traumatic, environmental, and medical scenarios in a backcountry setting where communication and resources are limited. Pre-requisite is completion of EMED224 or EMED 226 (or equivalent; current certification required) & current CPR certification; or instructor approval.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
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