PMED 7410

Rehabilitation Medicine for Adults


Jessica DeVries
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered



Catalog Description:  

The student-physician designs the four-week experience according to interests, needs, and desires.

In addition to weekly PM&R grand rounds, didactics and seminars, three principal types of opportunities are open to the student physician:

  • Inpatient Work-Ups: The student-physician becomes a part of the rehabilitation team, serving as an intern, taking primary responsibility for inpatients with as much assistance and supervision as needed. Responsibilities include evaluation, management, and follow-up of patients (but without night or weekend call);
  • Care of Outpatients in Clinics: Sees former inpatients in follow-ups to obtain a perspective on long-range continuing care; and
  • Learning Experiences: These often occur on a one-to-one basis between the student-physician and a staff member. Topics are widely varied; some of the most popular ones have been cardiac rehabilitation, sprains, strains, supportive bandaging, prescribing and training for crutches, canes, and wheelchairs, evaluation of impaired gait, gait training, the painful shoulder, evaluation and management of completed stroke, therapeutic exercises, evaluation and treatment of disorders of the back, practical clinical management of rheumatoid arthritis and degenerative joint disease, amputees and prosthetics, cervical syndromes, and spinal cord injury.



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Required session attendance: Does not apply

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:  M-F, 8:00am-4:00pm, no weekends or call

Direct patient care:  Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling

Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N

Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Course equivalency:  Does not apply