Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Catalog Description: Students will have an opportunity to experience the enormous breadth of Occupational Medicine practice, including clinical care of work-related conditions, performance of pre-employment examinations, corporate medical direction, and research and quality improvement. This rotation may also include visits to industrial work sites to witness the practical implementation of safety and health interventions.
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Students to to both sites
Required session attendance:
Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F (7 a.m. start on Wednesdays), no night or weekend clinical assignments.
Direct patient care: Yes
Consent Requirement: Arranged. Email the course contact for permission to schedule.
Course Objectives: By the end of this rotation, students will be able to:
- identify unique problems associated with occupationally and environmentally-related illness and injury
- obtain and organize a thorough occupational or environmental history
- formulate appropriate work/activity restrictions based on a specific illness or injury
- describe the role of preventive medicine, both patient-focused & programmatic, in individual wellness and overall population health
- regular attendance at clinics, worksites, and conferences, as scheduled
- participation in conferences and discussions
- professionalism in interactions with faculty, residents, and staff
- end-of-rotation presentation to faculty, residents, and staff
Grading Scale: H/E/S/N
Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed
Limited to Student Type: No
Course equivalency: N/A
Related curricular experience:
Course evaluation: MedHub