FCMD 976. Advanced Family Medicine-Greater Wichita Region. 2-8 Hours.

As an extension of the family medicine clerkship, this course is designed to provide the student with additional opportunities in patient management from the perspective of family physicians in private practice. Experiences include evaluation of outpatients and performance of procedures under direct supervision of volunteer faculty in the Wichita metro area. Assignments for call and case discussions are directed by the individual faculty. Evaluation is based on assessment of clinical performance and case presentations using the standard elective evaluation form. Prerequisite: FCMD 950. CLN.

FCMD 977. Advanced Family Medicine-Rural Kansas. 2-8 Hours.

This course is designed to provide the student with additional patient management opportunities in a rural setting. Experiences include evaluation of outpatients, inpatients, emergencies, and performance of procedures under direct supervision of volunteer faculty in rural Kansas. Assignments for call and case discussions are directed by individual faculty. Evaluation is based on assessment of clinical performance and case presentations using the standard elective evaluation form. Prerequisite: FCMD 950 and RLMD 976. CLN.

FCMD 979. Care of the Elderly. 2-8 Hours.

This course is designed to provide the student with patient management opportunities in geriatric care. Experiences include evaluation of patients under direct supervision of volunteer faculty in a variety of settings including long term care. Assignments for call and case presentations are directed by the individual faculty. Evaluation is based on assessment of clinical performance and case presentations using the standard elective evaluation form. Prerequisite: FCMD 950. CLN.

FCMD 980. Advanced Family Medicine - The Residency Perspective. 2-8 Hours.

This course is designed to provide the student with additional patient management opportunities in a family medicine residency program setting. The student will function as a subintern at one of the three KUSM-W sponsored family medicine residences - Via Christi, Wesley, or Smoky Hill – Salina. Experiences include evaluation of outpatients and inpatients and performance of procedures under direct supervision of residents and faculty. The individual residency program directs assignments for hospital call and case discussions. Evaluation is based on assessment of clinical performance and case presentations using the standard elective evaluation form. Prerequisite: FCMD 950. CLN.

FCMD 981. Addiction Medicine. 2-4 Hours.

The learner will participate in clinical experiences involving treatment of alcohol and opioid use disorders. Students will also participate in case management services and attend a community mutual aid group meeting. Students will have the opportunity to complete the DATA Waiver training program for buprenorphine. The learner will keep a daily journal during the rotation to document reflections and consolidate learning. At the conclusion of the rotation, the learner will have the choice to write a short reflection paper or give a brief presentation to the faculty. Student performance will be evaluated using the standard elective evaluation form. Prerequisite: FCMD 950. CLN.

FCMD 982. Sports Medicine. 2-4 Hours.

This course is designed to provide medical students with clinical opportunities to develop diagnostic and management skills in primary care/non-operative aspects of sports medicine. The clinical component of the program includes examination and treatment of high school, collegiate, and professional athletes in the clinic, the training room, and on the field in a variety of sports. Students will become familiar with the injuries and illnesses commonly seen by a team physician. Student performance will be evaluated using the standard elective evaluation form and a post-test. Prerequisite: FCMD 950. CLN.

FCMD 983. In-Patient Maternal Care. 2 Hours.

This course is designed for fourth-year students who desire additional experience in maternal care in a family medicine residency. The student will be assigned 10 night shifts from 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. The student will attend rounds and lectures, and will be involved in the management of labor and delivery of patients with Family Medicine residents and faculty. Prerequisite: FCMD 950 and senior standing. CLN.

FCMD 984. Advanced Family Medicine - Care of the Underserved, Sedgwick County. 2-4 Hours.

This course is designed to provide the medical student with an opportunity to manage patients in Sedgwick County who are generally regarded as underserved due to low socioeconomic level, minority status, and/or homelessness. Clinically, the student will apply clinical knowledge and practice problem-solving skills in the care of patients with limited socioeconomic resources and support systems. The student will develop an understanding of the role of federally qualified health centers in reducing disparities of care. Student performance will be evaluated using the standard elective evaluation form. CLN.

FCMD 985. Dermatologic Disease in Primary Care. 2 Hours.

This course is designed to provide medical students with clinical skills to manage patients with dermatologic diseases commonly encountered in the primary care setting. Clinically, students will learn to describe dermatologic lesions, identify skin disorders, explain therapy, and perform procedures through a series of self-study modules, interactive lectures, workshops and clinical interactions. Student performance will be evaluated with a post-test and by the course director. Prerequisites: FCMD 950. CLN.

FCMD 995. Special Topics in Family and Community Medicine. 2-8 Hours.

This elective provides an opportunity for clinical experience in topics of special interest not otherwise offered in the curriculum. Existing examples include: Hospice and Palliative Care, Ambulatory Procedures, Direct Primary Care, Correctional Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Service System Administration, Advanced Communication Skills in Patient Care, and Family Medicine Scholarly Activity. The student, in consultation with departmental faculty, may develop curricula and design specific objectives, activities and reading assignments in additional areas of interest in family and community medicine. Student performance will be evaluated using the standard elective evaluation form. Prerequisite: Departmental consent. CLN.