HMED- Human Medicine


HMED 140. Introduction to Health Professions. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) S

This course will assist students in exploring various departments at MSU and choosing a major that best fits their passions, career goals, and educational interests. This course will also provide an opportunity to explore the breadth of health care professions.

HMED 240. UG Clinical Observation. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) F

PREREQUISITE: GPA greater than 3.0, consent of instructor. This course will provide fundamentals in health care professionalism through discussions of professionalism, HIPAA, medical ethics, and case studies. Following successful completion of the didactic component of the course, students will participate in a series of clinical observation rotations. Offered by Health Professions Advising.

HMED 340. Introduction to Dentistry. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) S

PREREQUISITES: CHMY 141 and CHMY 143, and BIOB 260; at least junior standing, GPA >3.0 or consent of instructor. This course is ideal for students who want to confirm an interest in a career in dentistry. An overview of tooth anatomy, development and vocabulary will position students to better understand the various specialties presented at the clinics of community dentists. Offered by Health Professions Advising.

HMED 440. Clinical Observation. 2 Credits. (2 Lab) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: CHMY 141 and CHMY 143, and BIOB 260; at least junior standing, GPA >3.0 and consent of instructor. This shadowing experience will provide students with the opportunity to observe providers in a clinical setting and position them to meet, in part, the requirements for application to health professional school. Offered by Health Professions Advising.

HMED 540. Clinical Practicum. 1 Credit. (1 Lec; 2 cr max) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: Graduate level standing and acceptance into Post-Bacc Pre-Med Certificate or M.S. Health Sciences program. Appropriate progress toward degree requirements. A practical course for students going into the medical field to observe and learn about the services provided by different health care professionals at various stages of patient care.

HMED 575. Professional Paper and Project. 1-4 Credits. (1-4 Ind; 6 cr max) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing and acceptance into MS in Health Sciences program. Mechanism for M.S. students to complete scholarly project.

HMED 592. Independent Study. 1-4 Credits. (1-4 Ind; 20 cr max) F,S,Su

Designed for medical students required to complete additional study related to the required blocks or threads offered during the pre-clinical foundation phase of the School of Medicine curriculum. Intended for students in remedial or extended programs to master fund of knowledge.

HMED 594. Seminar. 1 Credit. (1 Sem; 4 cr max) F,S

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Topics include current issues in health care delivery, review of medical literature, exploration of ethical issues in medicine, and application strategies.