Internal Medicine: Core Patient Encounters and Clinical Skills

UNR Med Year 3 Structure

Patient Encounters

  • Abdominal pain, acute
  • Acid-based disorders
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Acute Renal Failure / Acute Kidney Injury
  • Chest pain
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • COPD
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Cough or wheeze
  • Depression
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness/vertigo
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dyspnea
  • Fever
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Headache, migraine or other
  • Heart failure
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Joint, extremity, skeletal complaints
  • Liver disease
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Obesity
  • Other (see Notes for details)
  • Pneumonia
  • Respiratory distress/shortness of breath
  • Rheumatologic problems
  • Sepsis
  • Substance use, dependence/abuse
  • Syncope
  • Thyroid disease
  • Venous thromboembolism
  • Weakness (focal, generalized)

Clinical skills

  • Clinical evaluation exam exercise (CEX)
  • CSF results interpretation
  • End of life issues
  • Otoscopic examination
  • Patient counseling-discharge instructions
  • Prescription writing
  • Prevention counseling
  • Rectal examination
  • Substance abuse screening
  • Thoracentesis interpretation
  • Thyroid examination
  • X-ray interpretation, abdomen
  • X-ray interpretation, chest