PLEASE NOTE: IN YOUR FOURTH YEAR, YOU MUST USE OASIS TO ENROLL IN EMD 880B. If you experience trouble enrolling please contact Kristina Waters: firstname.lastname@example.org
Students will participate in activities in this elective in years three and four of their medical education. For full credit and graduation students must complete 35 hours total of contact time with the general public, a total of 4 skills labs, attend or view all scheduled didactic sessions and a final exam prior to graduation. Logging work will make you eligible for enrollment in EMD 880B even if you have not completed the 15 hours of contact time. You may complete the 35 hours total in EMD 880B. Keep in mind that the CPR Instructor Certification is optional and that some venues require this certification to teach.
In years 3 and 4, you will be required to teach classes for a total of 20 hours
You will be responsible for documenting your teaching credits by using the CPR Online Instruction Log.
Faculty from the Arizona CPR Research Group, the Sarver Heart Center, the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, Pediatric Intensive Care, American Heart Association, and American Red Cross will present didactic sessions at NOON in Room 3117. These are announced on the list serve and are noted on this website. The Didactic Sessions Calendar will be posted on the CPR Elective bulletin board and web site. Bring your lunch! Links to view the missed sessions are above the calandar.
You will be required to attend 2 skills labs for supervised time for practice in resuscitative skills. These will be scheduled throughout the year and dates are available on the Didactic Sessions Calendar which will be posted on the web site.
In your 4th year of medical school, one skills lab experience will be a Complete Critical Appraisal exercise (mock code) which will be graded by the Course Director (pass/fail). This will be your final exam. The 2 sessions that you may choose from will be scheduled in April-May so you have a chance to attend 1 or the other.
The course director will complete a qualitative evaluation of each student's performance at the end of the course.