Nov 29, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SUR 40130 - Junior Internship in Trauma Surgery


Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 6 credit hours. The student will function as a junior intern with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in all of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. A combined experience in both general surgery and trauma. The student undertakes an advanced clinical role in patient care, including preoperative workup, operative management, and post-operative care under the direct supervision of the faculty. The student will acquire skill in bedside surgical procedures. There will be conferences and daily rounds with the house staff. Patient exposure will be at the Regional One Health. All enrolled students see how both blunt and penetrating trauma is managed in one of the busiest trauma centers in the country. This course is extremely beneficial to students considering a career in surgery, or emergency room medicine. Strong points include initial evaluation, multiple system injury, diagnostic studies and an immense O.R. experience. The Trauma ICU allows the student to gain experience in Ventilatory management, and hemodynamic, nutritional and antibiotic management.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 3
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required Selective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Regional One Health
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of SUR-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Peter Fischer - pfischer@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Peter Fischer - pfischer@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Courtney Bishop - cbishop@uthsc.edu - 901-448-8370

Website: http://www.uthsc.edu/surgery/
Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Overnight Call and/or Float: Yes
Time off for interviews: No



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