Rural Rotation in Family Medicine
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?
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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.
Grading Scale: P/N
Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed
Course equivalency: Does not apply