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Core Clinical Conditions and Skills

Students must meet nine competencies, see below. Students participate in knot-tying, suturing, scrub technique, airway management, and introductory resuscitation workshops in the first days of the course. Detailed learning objectives are provided to students to guide their reading.


Anesthesia ANES-Bag Mask Ventilation
GI GI-Hepatobiliary Disease
GI GI-Hernia
Ill-defined Condition Ill-Hypotension-surgery
Injury INJ-Trauma
Neoplasm (one of the competencies is required) NEO-Cancer—Colon, Kidney, Liver, Prostate, Skin, Thyroid, Lymphoma, Pancreatic, Breast, Lung
Pain (one of the competencies is required) PAIN-Pain Management
PAIN-Pain Assessment
PAIN-Abdominal Pain
Skin (one of the competencies is required)  SKIN-Wound Care
SKIN-Wound Infection
Women’s Health WOM-Breast Diseases