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MED 700 Clinical Clerkship in Medicine (15) To provide supervised clinical experience in the management of patients with acute and chronic illness.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: restricted to medical students who have completed required preclinical training  

MED 715 Clinical Elective in Infectious Disease (5-10) Principles of human-host defense mechanism, host-parasite interactions, manifestations of various infections, systematic approach to problem solving, rational use of antibiotics.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: third-year core clerkships and permission of staff  

MED 721 Cardiology Elective for 3rd Year Students (5) Students learn non-invasive and invasive cardiology procedures, then work as clinical clerks on an in-patient cardiology service.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: successful completion of the first two years of medical school  

MED 722 Medicine Acting Internship (5) Active participation on an advanced level in the diagnosis and management of patients admitted to the General Internal Medicine Services. More responsibility for decision-making and patient management is afforded subinterns than clinical clerks.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: successful completion of 3rd year core clerkships.  

MED 723 Clinical Elective in Gastroenterology (5-15) A program in clinical gastroenterology to expose student to basic GI physiology, pathophysiology, and management of gastrointestinal and liver problems.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: basic core clerkships  

MED 724 Clinical Elective in Hematology (5-15) Provides students with the basic understanding of the fundamental problems of hematology.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: third-year medicine core clerkship  

MED 725 Clinical Elective in Medical Oncology (5-15) Introduces students to cancer chemotherapy and immunotherapy with emphasis on workings of lymphoma and solid tumor patients.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: third-year medicine core clerkship  

MED 727 Elective in Pulmonary Medicine (5-15) A clinical program in pulmonary medicine with emphasis in pulmonary physiology, pathophysiology, and patient diagnosis and management.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: basic third-year core clerkships  

MED 728 Clinical Program in Nephrology (5-10) Problems in clinical nephrology with emphasis placed on a pathophysiologic approach. Introduction to renal biopsy, peritoneal dialysis, and hemodialysis.
Effective: Spring 1992
 

MED 733 Cardiology Acting Internship (5) Advanced training in cardiovascular pathophysiology and diseases for fourth- year students functioning as acting interns.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: third-year core clerkships  

MED 734 Clinical Elective in Endocrinology (5-15) Expose students to a large number of clinical endocrine problems, familiarize them with diagnostic laboratory procedures used in evaluating patients.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: basic core clerkships  

MED 736 Clinical Management of Obesity (5) This course provides exposure to the multifaceted area of obesity management, including diabetes, bariatric surgery, medical management and pediatrics
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: successful completion of any third year course which includes direct patient care; permission of instructor required (email Dr. Boan or Dr. Ku); or successful completion of second year medical school at Penn State University College of Medicine  

MED 738 Clinical Elective in Cardiology--Consultation Service (5) Students evaluate and follow in-patients on general non-cardiology services with cardiac problems referred to the Cardiology Consult Service.
Effective: Spring 1997
Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of the Third Year Medicine Core Clerkship  

MED 742A Allergy and Immunology Clinical Elective for 3rd Year Students (2.5) Allergy and Immunology Clinical Elective for 3rd year students.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: permission of instructor  

MED 745 Geriatric Elective (5) Students will perform assessments and develop care plans for hospitalized elders who are transitioning to home or long-term care setting.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: successful completion of all required clerkships  

MED 747 (PED 747) Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Elective (5) This course provides exposure to basic concepts for diagnosis and management of children and adults with allergic and immunologic diseases and respiratory and cutaneous abnormalities.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: successful completion of the 3rd year required clerkships  

MED 748 Adult Rheumatology Elective (5) This course provides exposure to concepts utilized in the diagnosis and management of rheumatic diseases in adults.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: completion of all of the third year core clerkships  

MED 749 Medical Intensive Care Acting Internship (4th year) (5) Senior students assume Acting Intern responsibilities for Medical ICU level patients. This intense training is recommended for highly motivated students interested in a "hands-on" experience in the critical care unit.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: successful completion of third year core clerkships.  

MED 757 Hematology-Oncology Subinternship (5) Students will function as acting interns in the inpatient hematology/oncology unit under the direction of senior housestaff fellows and faculty.
Effective: Spring 1993
Prerequisite: third-year core clerkships  

MED 796 Medicine Individual Studies (5) Clinical or laboratory research on a selected topic by special arrangement with member of faculty who will act as preceptor.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: successful completion of 3rd year core clerkships. Student must contact course director for prior approval before registering for this course.  

MED 796A Medicine Individual Studies for 3rd Year (2.5) Medicine individual studies for 3rd year.
Effective: Spring 2009
 

MED 797 Medicine Special Topics (5) Advanced clinical training in internal medicine or subspecialty --neurology, cardiology, clinical pharmacology, hematology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, pulmonary medicine, renal disease.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: successful completion of 3rd year core clerkships. Student must contact course director for approval prior to registering for course.  

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