FIM 1107A. Clinical Medicine A. (1.5 Credit Hours)

This course introduces the student to interviewing, history-taking, and physical examination skills through both didactic lectures, practical laboratory sessions and an integration of physiology and anatomy with history and physical findings.

FIM 1107B. Clinical Medicine B. (2 Credit Hours)

This course introduces the student to interviewing, history-taking, and physical examination skills through both didactic lectures, practical laboratory sessions and an integration of physiology and anatomy with history and physical findings.

FIM 2119. Preventive Medicine/Nutrition. (2 Credit Hours)

Preventive Medicine and Nutrition emphasizes the indispensable role that a combination of skills in clinical prevention and implementation of medical nutritional therapy could play in the successful treatment of patients. Preventive Medicine and Nutrition will offer an essential element to the students' education by providing them with effective methods that they will be able to utilize as physicians to help prevent or delay the onset of certain diseases within the community.

FIM 2122. Geriatrics. (2.5 Credit Hours)

This course will introduce the student to the core concepts in gerontology and geriatrics that will enable the future practitioner in any of the specialties to better address the unique health care needs of their older patient. Content areas include general principles of aging, preventive care of the older adult, core principles of geriatric medicine, geriatric syndromes, public policy and the economics of geriatric healthcare in the United States, the multi-disciplinary geriatric health care team, and end-of-life issues.

FIM 2125A. Clinical Reasoning & Sim A. (1.5 Credit Hours)

Clinical Reasoning is a clinical practice oriented course consisting of lectures, high fidelity Simulation (SIM) Laboratory and Objective Structured Clinical Experiences(OSCE),featuring standardized patients. Clinical Reasoning provides the student with an introduction to the essential clinical skills needed in practice. This course emphasizes the history taking and physical examination skills, and integration and application of previously acquired knowledge to elaborate a differential diagnosis. Students will have the opportunity to develop a basic work up, including appropriate laboratory and ancillary testing, and management plan. The second term focuses on refining and cementing the skills built in the first term.

FIM 2125B. Clinical Reasoning & Sim B. (1 Credit Hour)

Clinical Reasoning is a clinical practice oriented course consisting of lectures, high-fidelity Simulation (SIM) Laboratory and Objective Structured Clinical Experiences (OSCE), featuring standardized patients. Clinical Reasoning provides the student with an introduction to the essential clinical skills needed in practice. This course emphasizes the history taking and physical examination skills, and integration and application of previously acquired knowledge to elaborate a differential diagnosis.  Students will have the opportunity to develop a basic work up, including appropriate laboratory and ancillary testing, and management plan. This course focuses on rewning and cementing the skills learned during the Clinical Reasoning & SIM course.