Education in critical care medicine for medical students

M. J. Murray, P. L. Rogers

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Abstract

Medical students must learn the skills to resuscitate unstable patients, however, most medical schools do not provide a core curriculum in critical care medicine (CCM) to ensure students learn these skills. One explanation is that local curriculum committees believe these skills are taught in other required courses. The Society of Critical Care Medicine supports a change in educational requirements nationally; however, changes in local curriculum are most likely to occur if CCM faculty participate on local curriculum committees.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)244-247
Number of pages4
JournalNew Horizons: Science and Practice of Acute Medicine
Volume6
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

Keywords

  • Clinical clerkships, medical schools
  • Critical care medicine
  • Education, medical
  • Medical, critical illness
  • Students, curriculum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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