Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry


Year 5 : Emergency Medicine (EMERG MED)

Teaching Material for this Module


In this module you will acquire knowledge and skills required in the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury. Through talks, lectures, tutorials and placements you will learn about the different areas of emergency and acute medicine, including medical acute admissions, resuscitation, Majors – assessment and care, CDU, minor injuries and Immediate Life Support. The student is expected to learn a range of practical and diagnostic skills, for example, venesection, cannula insertion, ECG and CXR interpretation.

There is no exam for this module, students will be assessed via their logbooks.