Undergraduate and Medical Student Electives
EMED 111/211 Course Series: EMT Training
Basics of life support outside the hospital setting. Topics include emergency patient assessments for cardiac, respiratory, and neurological emergencies. Upon completion of the course series, students are eligible to sit for the National Registry EMT licensure exam.
EMED 122/222: Biosecurity and Bioterrorism Response
Overview of the most pressing biosecurity issues facing the world today. How well the US and global healthcare systems are prepared to withstand a bioterrorism attack, how the medical field, government, and technology sectors are involved in biosecurity and bioterrorism response.
EMED 125: Social Emergency Medicine and Community Engagement
Stanford Health Advocates and Research in the Emergency Department is focused on the practical application of and research in social emergency medicine.Emergency Departments are the nation's safety nets, for medical as well as social needs.
EMED 217: Critical Cases: Think Like an Experienced Physician
Focus is on the ability to find current, accurate information, and the ability to interpret that information into clinical decisions the most important skill in medicine. Work in small teams to refine essential skills to excel on the wards through case-based learning.
EMED 227: Health Care Leadership
Brings healthcare leaders from a variety of sectors within healthcare to share their personal reflections and insights on effective leadership. Speakers discuss their personal core values, share their lessons learned and their recipe for effective leadership in the healthcare field, including reflection on career and life choices.
EMED 248A: Advanced Medical Scribe Training
Focus is on further honing skills of a clinical scribe through ongoing training and education. Demonstrating and maintaining an understanding of the team approach to patient care and enhancing skills and knowledge in the promotion of quality documentation.
EMED 250: Clinical Skills in Resuscitation
Focus is on transmission of high yield knowledge on how to approach an undifferentiated patient with initial assessment, diagnosis and treatment plan. Learning centers on participating in small group high fidelity simulation, with a focus on bedside ultrasound and procedural skills.
EMED 308A: Bedside Ultrasound
Diagnostic bedside ultrasound (US) has become increasingly utilized and useful in multiple medical specialties, with emergency medicine in the forefront of its use. This rotation is designed to introduce bedside ultrasound to the clinical medical student, and provide more in-depth and hands-on familiarity with bedside US for a variety of modalities.