Dec 03, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED 45012 - Dermatology Oncology


Cr Hrs: 3
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3 credit hours. The student should function with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in several of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. This clinical elective in skin oncology will instruct the student in the recognition, treatment, and prevention of malignancies of the skin. Instruction will be offered in conventional surgical excision, electrodessication and curettage, cryosurgery and Mohs micrographic surgery. Training in a clinical setting will be provided as it relates to anatomy, pathology, oncology, histochemical techniques, and local anesthesia.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Variable
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of MED-30000 or FME-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Tejesh S Patel - tpatel3@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Tejesh S Patel - tpatel3@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Stefano Cannioto - scannio1@uthsc.edu - 901-448-6809

Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: Negotiable
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation



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