M4 Curriculum

The original CDEM curriculum was crafted with an audience for M4 students. It was meant to capture the most common conditions a fourth-year student would encounter while rotating in the ED.

M4 Curriculum
Approach To
Abdominal Pain
Altered Mental Status
Cardiac Arrest
Chest Pain
GI Bleed
Headache
Poisonings
Shortness of Breath
Shock
Trauma
Sepsis
Cardiovascular
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Acute Coronary Syndromes
Thoracic Aortic Dissection
Congestive Heart Failure
Pulmonary Embolus
Endocrine & Electrolytes
Hyperglycemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypoglycemia
Thyroid Storm
Environmental
Hyperthermia
Hypothermia
Envenomation
Snake Bites + Scorpions
Burns & Smoke Inhalation
Drowning
Gastrointestinal
Appendicitis
Biliary Disease
Small Bowel Obstruction
Mesenteric Ischemia
Perforated Viscus
Genitourinary
Ectopic Pregnancy
PID + TOA
Ovarian Torsion
Testicular Torsion
Neurology
Intracranial Hemorrhage
Ischemic Stroke
Meningitis & Encephalitis
Seizures & Status Epilepticus
Psychiatry
Suicidal
Agitation
Respiratory
Asthma
COPD
Pneumonia
Pneumothorax
Trauma
Chest Trauma
Neck Trauma
Abdominal Trauma
Closed Head Injury

References

Manthey, et al. “Emergency medicine clerkship curriculum: an update and revision.” Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Jun;17(6):638-43. PMID 20624144

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