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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ORS1 4020/F - Children’s 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 is designed for those students who are interested in Pediatrics, Family Medicine, and Orthopaedic Surgery. It will introduce the student to problems of children’s orthopaedics including such areas as trauma, congenital anomalies, cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular disorders, scoliosis, congenital and acquired amputations and common developmental deformities of the lower extremities in children. The student will be assigned to Hospital will participate in the clinics, surgery, and conferences of the service.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 4
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and Campbell Clinic
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of (SUR1-3001/F or SUR2-3001/F or SUR3-3001/F or SUR4-3001/F) or (PED1-3001/F or PED2-3001/F or PED3-3001/F)

Term offered: Spring

Spring - Instructor of Record: James Beaty - jbeaty@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Patricia Goedecke - pgoedecke@uthsc.edu - 901-448-5879

Website: http://www.campbell-foundation.org/
Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12
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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