Course Catalog

 
STP2142 EAB CLINICAL SKILLS - SERVICE LEARNING
Department MEDICAL EDUCATION Campus Birmingham
Course Type(s) Special Topic Facility
Course Director WINTER LEE WILLIAMS, MD Enrollment Limit 3
Contact CLAIRE FINNEY Enrollment Minimum 1
Email clairefinney@uab.edu Address Office of Student Learning
VH 226, 1670 University Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35294
Phone (706) 518-6088 Fax
Weeks
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Prerequisites * * * WRITTEN APPROVAL REQUIRED * * * NO PREREQUISITES AVAILABLE. CONTACT DEPARTMENT. 
Visiting Students
No LCME students accepted.
No osteopathic students accepted.
Course Description EAB Clinic Skills is for students who wish to learn important clinical skills required for clinical clerkships while simultaneously serving the Birmingham community. Students will work in the clinic seeing patients with a physician, be trained in how to draw labs in clinic, and write SOAP notes on the patients they see in clinic. Student Learning Objectives: By the end of the course, students will be able to perform a thorough history and physical, create an assessment and plan for their patients, and write SOAP notes. Also, by working with the under-served in downtown Birmingham, students will gain a better understanding of other non-medial issues their patients may face.
Where To Report CH 20 Room 237 (EAB Clinic)
Requirements To earn credit for the course, students must: 1) attend a required SOM orientation before the experience begins, 2) complete three written assignments over the course of the ST, 3) attend a debriefing meeting in the fall once classes resume, and 4) complete all clinical obligations as described by EAB student leadership.
Evaluation Pass/Fail; group assignment; written paper; class participation/attendance.
Notes $100 fee will in be included in your fall tuition for undefined extended enrollment over the summer.