Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

by Joseph Alpert, MD, Paul Moss, PhD, OBE, FMed, FRCPath, Jeremy Brown, PhD, MRCP(UK), MBBS u.a.
Internal medicine, one of the most intellectually demanding medical specialties, focuses on the diagnosis and management of diverse diseases using a combination of pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches, often involving small procedures. In this course, we invite medical students to embark on a comprehensive exploration of the main subspecialties within internal medicine, including cardiology, nephrology, and gastroenterology, among others.

A competent physician in internal medicine must possess a range of skills and knowledge acquired during clerkships. This includes developing a clinician's mindset, the ability to quickly and effectively understand complex patients, and strategic use of interventions, whether pharmacological or otherwise. Additionally, a comprehensive understanding of the gold standard management for common conditions informs the processes of screening and referral, leading to improved outcomes and enhanced quality of life for patients.

In this course, students will delve into the intricacies of each subspecialty, building upon a solid foundation of preclinical sciences such as anatomy, physiology, histology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology. Through engaging lectures, interactive discussions, and case-based learning, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles, diagnostic approaches, and management strategies within each subspecialty.

By the end of this course, students will have a deep appreciation for the unique challenges and nuances of each subspecialty. They will develop the ability to think critically and apply their knowledge to complex clinical scenarios. Furthermore, students will acquire the skills necessary to provide optimal patient care, improving health outcomes and overall quality of life.

Course Details

  • Videos 1333
  • Duration 109:09 h
  • Quiz questions 3798
  • Concept Pages 689

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