MED 7850

Acting Intern Internal Medicine

Contact

Mariah Ipsan
Course Coordinator
endofelo@umn.edu

Campus
Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Hands-On
Terms Offered
Credits
Prerequisites

Details

Catalog description:  The Acting Internship in Internal Medicine is an opportunity for students to serve patients in a general inpatient setting. Acting internship students will take on the responsibility of an acting intern on the internal medicine inpatients team. They will collaborate with medicine interns and medical students in their foundational training. They will be supervised by medicine senior residents and faculty attendings.

Sites:  

View site addresses by clicking on the site name below or visiting the site codes table.

Site Code

Site Name

Notes

CO-1019

UMMC - East Bank

Students go to both sites

Variety Club Research Center

HH-1001

Hennepin County Medical Center

 

AL-1001

Abbott Northwestern Hospital

 

HP-1015

Regions Hospital

 

VA-1000

VA Medical Center

 

Required session attendance: Orientation

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery mode:  8AM-5PM, 6 days/wk

Direct patient care:  Yes

Consent requirement: Open to student scheduling

Course objectives:  By the end of this rotation, students will be able to provide comprehensive care to patients in a general internal medicine inpatient setting, specifically:

  • Provide patient-centered care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health
  • Gather essential and accurate information about patients and their conditions through history-taking, physical examination, and the use of laboratory data, imaging, and other tests
  • Organize and prioritize responsibilities to provide care that is safe, effective, and efficient
  • Make informed decisions about diagnostic and therapeutic interventions based on patient information and preferences, up-to-date scientific evidence, and clinical judgment
  • Interpret laboratory data, imaging studies, and other tests required for the area of practice
  • Develop and carry out patient management plans
  • Counsel and educate patients and their families to empower them to participate in their care and enable shared decision making
  • Demonstrate an investigatory and analytic approach to clinical situations
  • Identify and perform learning activities that address one's gaps in knowledge, skills, and/or attitudes
  • Locate, appraise, and assimilate evidence from scientific studies related to patients' health problems
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in the effective exchange of information and collaboration with patients, their families, and health professionals
  • Incorporate feedback into daily practice

Graded components:

  • Evaluations from attendings
  • Short essay

Grading scale:  H/E/S/N

More

Allow repetition of course: No

Limited to Student Type:  N/A

Course equivalency:  N/A

Related curricular experience:

Secure exam:

Course evaluation: MedHub