By the end of the two-week Internal Medicine Bootcamp elective, BUSM IV students will be able to:
- Identify, evaluate, and manage acute medical situations including hypoxia, altered mental status, hypertensive emergency, shock, and chest pain as observed by faculty in simulated medical scenarios (U,S).
- Interpret common diagnostic tests, such as EKGs and chest X-rays, during simulated medical scenarios (U,S).
- Describe and demonstrate the steps for performing common medical procedures, including central line placement, intravenous line placement, and arterial puncture as observed by faculty in simulated procedures (U,S).
- Discuss how to effectively and respectfully communicate with patients from different cultural backgrounds about end of life issues, decision making capacity, and bad news during small group discussions (B,C,A).
- Demonstrate techniques to communicate effectively and respectfully with a medical team from different cultural backgrounds when presenting a new patient, responding to pages, calling consults, handing off or discharging patients as observed during small group discussions and during simulated pages (B,C,A,S).
- Discuss strategies to balance responsibilities and wellness as interns through effective learning, time management, and organization during small group discussions (U,C,A,E).