FMCH 7520

Rural Rotation in Family Medicine

Contact

Elisabeth Arendt
Course Coordinator
mse@umn.edu

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

N/A

Details

Catalog Description: This course is intended for students interested in observing and participating in Family Medicine in the rural setting. Students participate in patient care in the patient's home, in long-term facilities, in the doctor's office and in the hospital. Students observe close interrelationships between practicing physicians and the community. The goals of the rotation include: 1)Student will develop comfort with rural competencies, 2) make do with what they have, 3) practice with skills and competence in professions and disciplines outside of their own, 4) have comfort with isolation, and 5) Having the disposition window always running regarding can we care for this here, if not where and how fast?

Syllabus

Sites: 

View the site codes table

Site Code

Site Name

Notes

AS-1000

Site will be assigned after drop/add deadline

Various rural clinical sites throughout the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin

Required session attendance: Does not apply

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm, varies by site

Direct patient care: Yes

Consent Requirement: Arranged. Please submit a request to schedule using the form linked below.

FMCH Arranged Electives Form

Grading Scale: P/N

Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Course equivalency: Does not apply