DER Dermatology

Courses in DER:
DER 192Internship in Cutaneous Biology (1-4) Active
Internship—8-20 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing or consent of instructor. Approval of project prior to internship by preceptor. Supervised work experience involving research on the skin. Final report. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
DER 199Special Study in Cutaneous Biology (1-4) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Advanced undergraduate standing and/or consent of instructor. Special study by individual arrangement of specialized topics in biology of skin. Work may be assigned readings, laboratory research or a combination. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
DER 299Research in Cutaneous Biology (1-12) Active
Laboratory—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Independent research in cellular and biochemical mechanisms of cutaneous biology and pathology. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
DER 420Integumentary System (2) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Clinical Activity—0.2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Approval of School of Medicine Committee on Student Promotions. Restricted to Medical students only; student must have passed all SOM Year 1 courses. Cell biology, pathology, and physical diagnosis of the skin. Recognition of normal variations, and common or important dermatoses. Patient demonstrations of select conditions. (P/F grading only.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
DER 460Dermatology Clinical Clerkship (3-9) Active
Clinical Activity—40 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Completion of three years of medical school; or consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Observation and participation in dermatology clinics/practice and participation in Ward Rounds and Dermatology Clinics at UC Davis Medical Center, Kaiser, and private practitioner offices. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 2011 Summer Quarter.
DER 465Specialty Externship in Dermatology (3-16) Active
Clinical Activity—30 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Externship provides in-depth exposure to one of a variety of sub-specialties in Dermatology. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 2011 Summer Quarter.
DER 466Away Acting Internship in Dermatology (3-18) Active
Clinical Activity—40 hour(s); Lecture—6 hour(s); Variable—3-18 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Work at the level of a sub intern in Inpatient and/or Outpatient settings. Expectation is to provide direct patient management. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 2010 Summer Quarter.
DER 470Introduction to Dermatopathology (6) Active
Clinical Activity—20 hour(s); Independent Study—20 hour(s); Lecture/Discussion—6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Previous rotation in a Dermatology Clerkship. Restricted to fourth year medical student. Integrated, multi-specialty approach to the microscopic diagnosis of inflammatory and neoplastic skin disorders. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 2010 Spring Quarter.
DER 475Telehealth in Dermatology (6) Active
Clinical Activity—4 hour(s); Project (Term Project)—36 hour(s). Restricted to Medical students. Introduction to the application of telehealth in dermatology to provide diagnoses, consultation, treatment, and education. Participate in teledermatology clinics with remote sites throughout California, conduct telehealth project(s), and review the latest literature in telehealth application in improving healthcare access. May be repeated up to 6 Unit(s) for additional time needed to complete telehealth project or to work on new telehealth projects. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 2012 Winter Quarter.
DER 480Insights in Dermatology (1-3) Active
Clinical Activity—3-9 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. First- and second- year medical students in good academic standing. Clinical experience limited to observation of delivery of dermatologic care and attendance at some conferences. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
DER 495Wound Healing: From Bench to Bedside (6) Active
Clinical Activity—12 hour(s); Laboratory—8 hour(s); Auto Tutorial—15 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Restricted to medical students only. An integrated, multi-specialty approach to clinical soft tissue wound healing. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 2001 Summer Quarter.
DER 498Special Topics in Clinical Dermatology (1-6) Active
Independent Study—3-18 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Medical students with consent of instructor. Individually arranged study of special topics in clinical dermatology determined by student and instructor. Assigned readings and/or clinical examination of selected patients. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
DER 499Research in Cutaneous Biology (1-12) Active
Laboratory—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Research, either laboratory or clinical, on ongoing projects within the department under supervision of faculty. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.