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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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ORS1 4010/F - General Orthopaedics

Cr Hrs: 7
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 7 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 elective will give the student a general overview of the specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery. It will be an intensive exposure to Campbell Clinic, Regional One Health, Methodist Hospital and/or Baptist Hospital Collierville. The elective includes various conferences and meetings within orthopaedics including adult and children’s fractures and other injuries, reconstructive surgery and hand surgery. The elective is designed for students who are considering careers in Orthopaedic Surgery, other surgery specialties, Family Medicine, or Pediatrics.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 10
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Campbell Clinic, VA Medical Center, Regional One Health, Methodist University Hospital, and Baptist Hospital Collierville
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of (SUR1-3001/F or SUR2-3001/F or SUR3-3001/F or SUR4-3001/F) or (FME1-3001/F or FME2-3001/F or FME3-3001/F or FME4-3001/F)

Term offered: Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: James Beaty -
Course Coordinator: Patricia Goedecke - - 901-448-5879

Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: 1, 2, 3, and 4
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
Overnight Call and/or Float: No
Time off for interviews: Yes-Students may be allowed some time off provided they contact the administrator at least 4 weeks prior to the onset of the rotation.

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