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Zieger Admin & Educ Building
28050 Grand River Ave.
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
Med Educ: (248) 471-8224
Med Admin: (248) 471-8222
Admission & Resident Requirements
- Graduation from a college of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
- A member in good standing of the AOA.
The following general objectives represent levels of achievement in concepts, skills and attitudes for residents in the training of osteopathic emergency medicine.
- The emergency medicine resident is trained in all phases of emergency care.
- To initiate proper emergency treatment, the emergency medicine resident should be familiar with the principles of continuity of care.
- The training program enables the resident to rapidly evaluate, organize and initiate the treatment of the emergency patient. The resident's ability to organize and record histories, physical examinations, diagnostic tests and procedures and subsequently initiate appropriate therapy is an integral part of the training.
- The resident gives regard to expected risks arising from therapy as well as the conditions being treated.
- A portion of the education includes training in special care units supervised by attending physicians.
- During the training period, the resident gains experience in the care of emergency ambulatory and non-ambulatory patients as well as the traditional urgent, but non-emergent patient.
- Training incorporates the application of osteopathic diagnostic and therapeutic measures as they relate to the total care of the patient with emphasis on the management of patients requiring emergency medical care.
- Appropriate logs are maintained by each resident and evaluated by the program director (see section on logs.)
- Opportunity is provided to the resident to evaluate the results of treatment of patients.
- Elective times are provided.
- Opportunity for research in emergency medicine is provided.
- There is training in emergency medical services.
Further Resident Requirements