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2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SUR 40140 - Junior Internship in Vascular 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. This junior internship will allow students to learn the diagnosis, evaluation, and medical management as well as surgical and endovascular treatment options for patients suffering from peripheral vascular diseases. They will develop the familiarity with the noninvasive vascular laboratory and participate in all aspects of patient care for patients on the vascular service assigned. Students will participate in both open surgical and endovascular treatment of patients on the vascular service. Under supervision of the attending surgeon and surgical resident, the student will also be involved in writing notes and orders, performing history and physical, instituting care, making diagnosis, evaluating problems, plan therapy and seeing consultations. There will be one formal vascular conference per week in addition to the conferences regularly held in the Department of Surgery.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required Selective
Location offered: Knoxville
Hospital: University of Tennessee Medical Center-Knoxville
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of SUR-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Michael Freeman - mfreema3@tennessee.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Michael Freeman - mfreema3@tennessee.edu
Course Coordinator: Missy Maples - mmaples@utmck.edu - 865-305-9618

Prior Authorization: Yes
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
Time off for interviews: No



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