MEMR 7010-13 Principles of Emergency Medicine- 80 hours, summer two weeks. Prerequisite: Student will be required to have completed their first year medicine.

The course involves a series of lectures, skills stations, visit to an EMS Headquarter and clinical observation shifts. The lecture topics include basic approach to shock, initial evaluation and management of trauma, introduction to emergency medical services, airway management, immobilization of spine and extremities, EKG interpretation and arrhythmia recognition, gastric intubation and intravenous line placement techniques. Sessions usually consist of a lecture period followed by hands-on lab.

Person in charge : César I. Andino Colón, MD, FACEP
Enrollment : 25
Dates offered : July 8-19, 2019
Meeting Place :
Emergency Medicine Office, 1st floor,
Hospital de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Dr. Federico Trilla
Carolina, PR
Telephone : (787) 750-0930
Meeting Time : 8:00 AM (Monday-Friday)
Night duties : None
Evaluation : 45% Post test
55% Attendance and participation

MMED 7057-13 Emergency Medicine 80-160 hours; (formal didactics 10/20) two or four consecutive full time weeks.
Prerequisite: Student will be required to have completed third level Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery and OB-Gyn.

The student will participate as an active member of the Resident-Faculty Team on the initial evaluation and treatment of patients in the Emergency Department at the “Hospital de la Universidad de Puerto Rico” Dr. Federico Trilla, Carolina. He/She will work under direct supervision at all times. Attendance to departmental didactic activities on Wednesday mornings is mandatory. One week before starting the rotation the medical student must visit the EM Department Office to get clerkship schedule.

Course Coordinator : César I. Andino Colón, MD, FACEP
Enrollment : Ten (10)
Dates offered : Throughout the Year
Meeting Place :
Emergency Medicine Office, 1st floor,
Hospital de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Dr. Federico Trilla
Carolina, PR
Telephone :
(787) 750-0930
Meeting Time :
8AM – 8PM or 8PM – 8AM Clinical Shifts.
Academic activity on Wednesday 8:00 AM at Hospital de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, first floor Conference Room.
Clinical Shifts :
Students will be assigned 14-16  shifts (160 hours) or 7-8 (80 hours) as part of a resident-faculty team. Shifts will include weekend and holidays.
Evaluation :
Based on daily clinical performance and a topic presentation. Assistance to academic activities is compulsory, and participation is encouraged. Signed attendance list and anonymous E.M. rotation evaluation by the student is required at the end of the clerkship.

MCIR 7055-13 Emergency Medicine Department- Research – 160-320 hours. Pre-Requisites: Medicine I

During the course the student will be exposing to basic aspects on clinical research, like: literature review, study design, data analysis and scientific writing. The course consists of assign lectures, meetings with course coordinator, and design of a study proposal with the course coordinator or assigned Emergency Medicine Faculty.

Person in charge : Juan A. González Sánchez, MD, FACEP
Course Coordinator : Juan A. González Sánchez, MD, FACEP
Enrollment : By arrangement (all year around)
Dates offered : By arrangement (all year around)
Meeting Place :
Emergency Medicine Office, 1st floor,
Hospital de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Dr. Federico Trilla
Carolina, PR
Telephone :
(787) 750-0930
Meeting Time :
8:00 AM
Night duties :
None
Evaluation :
Oral and Reading comprehension 25%
TQM- Research Project 50%
Presentation and Evaluation Sheet 25%