Fernando D Vega
Develops a methodology for understanding and communicating dimensions of disease states as all health state that a person might experience. Presents clear, effective ways to describe the diversity of health conditions and focuses on disease from a health information systems perspective.
Clinical concepts in Cardiology, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Neurology,Surgery, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Student learning goals
Understand basic mechanisms of disease.
Identify common presentations of common diseases.
Identify tools used in making diagnoses
Understand the process of making diagnoses and differential diagnoses
Have a basic knowledge of names and classes of pharmacological agents
Understand rationale for treatment plans.
General method of instruction
Lecture, demonstration and discussion
Anatomy and physiology, medical terminology
Class assignments and grading