General Medicine (GMD)

GMD 80121     PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT AND DIAGNOSIS      3 Credit Hours

Physiology and physical assessment are coordinated to allow students to integrate the underlying physiologic processes with physical diagnostic findings. Physiologic is a study of the basic concepts of normal organ and organ system function. Emphasis is placed on regulatory functions of each organ or system as well as the contribution of each to the whole body homeostasis. Physical diagnosis combines the patient’s symptoms and signs to arrive at a diagnosis of disease. Focus is on total body examination using the traditional processes of inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation.

Prerequisite: student must be enrolled in the Podiatric Medicine program.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: .73 lecture, 2.27 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GMD 80314     NEUROLOGY      2 Credit Hours

A comprehensive study of neurological diseases that are pertinent to treatment of the podiatric patient. Includes etiologies, diagnosis and treatment of the neurologic diseases.

Prerequisite: student must be enrolled in the Podiatric Medicine program.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GMD 80315     DERMATOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

Series of lectures on dermatologic manifestations of systemic diseases. Includes the etiology, diagnosis, treatment and management of dermatologic disorders.

Prerequisite: student must be enrolled in the Podiatric Medicine program.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GMD 80316     MEDICINE I      4 Credit Hours

The podiatric physician is an integral part of the medical team. The podiatric physician must be able to recognize systemic medical problems that manifest in the lower extremity and interface with other health care professionals for optimal Patient care. The podiatric medical/surgical resident must be able To diagnose and treat all medical diseases under the direction of an attending physician in each individual specialty, as does any other medical resident in post graduate training. Medicine GMO 80316 and GMO 80326 are divided into 8 blocks of internal medicine specialties including cardiovascular/pulmonary medicine, endocrinology, hematology/oncology, nephrology, infectious disease, rheumatology/immunology, gastrointestinal medicine, and emergency medicine. GMO 80316 emphasizes Cardiovascular/pulmonary medicine, endocrinology, infectious disease, and rheumatology/immunology. This course prepares podiatric medical students to enter clinical training experiences in the internal medicine specialties. The course emphasizes concepts and integrates knowledge from traditional science disciplines in the context of clinical application.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GMD 80326     MEDICINE II      4 Credit Hours

The podiatric physician is an integral part of the medical team. The podiatric physician must be able to recognize systemic medical problems that manifest in the lower extremity and interface with other health care professionals for optimal Patient care. The podiatric medical/surgical resident must be able to diagnose and treat all medical diseases under the direction of an attending physician in each individual specialty, as does any other medical resident in post graduate training. Medicine GMO 80316 and GMO 80326 are divided into 8 blocks of internal medicine specialties including cardiovascular/pulmonary medicine, endocrinology, hematology/oncology, nephrology, infectious disease, rheumatology/immunology, gastrointestinal medicine, and emergency medicine. GMO 80326 emphasizes emergency medicine, Nephrology, Hematology/Oncology, and Gastrointestinal medicine. This course prepares podiatric medical students to enter clinical training experiences in the internal medicine specialties. The course emphasizes concepts and integrates knowledge from traditional science disciplines in the context of clinical application.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GMD 80327     BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE      1 Credit Hour

Behavioral medicine is a series of lectures on major topics in the area including mood and anxiety disorders, alcoholism, substance abuse, psychoses and pain management. The presentations relate the relevance to the practice of podiatry.

Prerequisite: student must be enrolled in the Podiatric Medicine program.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GMD 80328     WOMEN'S HEALTH      1 Credit Hour

Seminar covering important areas unique to women including pregnancy, contraception, infertility, cardiovascular health, osteoporosis and menopause.

Prerequisite: student must be enrolled in the Podiatric Medicine program.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory