Clinical Skills Workshop: Oct. 1

The Department of Medicine’s Clinical Excellence Community is offering a series of mini-workshops aimed at improving clinical examination skills of faculty and the teaching of those clinical skills to trainees.

Save the date for this half-day workshop, which aims to improve clinical examination skills and enhance clinical-skills-teaching techniques for EKGs, eye exams, joint exams, ultrasounds, and more. Registration is required, and space is limited.

Date:  Thursday, October 1
Time:  9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Location:  Emory University School of Medicine
Register by September 25

Workshops to be offered:

· Bringing it Bedside: Pearls for Teaching Bedside Physical Examination
Lisa Bernstein and Kimberly Manning

· Diagnosing Basic Cardiac Murmurs
Michael Hoskins

· EKG Interpretation
Mikhael El Chami

· The Eye Exam
David Paine

· The Neurologic Exam for the Non-Neurologist
Jaffar Khan and Taylor Harrison

· Using Ultrasound: The abdominal exam, the cardiac exam, and vascular access
Gautam Kumar

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Emory Department of Medicine
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The Emory University Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine, is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. Through the work of its nine divisions and numerous centers and institutes, the department has pioneered discoveries in medicine, education, scientific and clinical investigation, and clinical care. Emory University School of Medicine’s medical school, residency, transitional-year, and fellowship programs offer students the latest knowledge in treatment practices, scientific theories, research, and patient care.

The Emory University Department of Medicine is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which includes the Emory schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare.

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