For many patients, seeing the doctor is about getting treatment for an acute condition. A severe cough. A pain in their knee. A headache that won't go away. Primary care physicians are usually the first-line healthcare providers to see patients with acute conditions. How do you differentiate what is benign from what is potentially deadly? What are the best treatment options for common forms of acute complaints? This course will teach you the critical issues to know in the management of acute illness.
Your tutor is Dr. Charles Vega, multiple times awarded Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at University of California, Irvine and an expert in the field of family medicine. He will make sure you are at your best for the exam.
Besides watching high-quality video lectures you can also use high-yield topic reviews to memorize the important principles of acute care. Learn test taking strategies with our quiz questions and take notes when Dr. Vega provides you with valuable clinical pearls.
If you want to become a better doctor, this course is for you.
Outstanding overview of acute conditions. Very enjoyable listening to Dr. Vega.
A high-yield overview and good summary of common acute care family medicine presentations. Not incredibly difficult, and could benefit from potentially more in-depth therapeutics discussions.