Sep 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OTO1 4010/F - Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Cr Hrs: 3.5, 7
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks


This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3.5 or 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 course is designed to acquaint the student with the clinical disciplines of otolaryngology - head and neck surgery. The student will gain experience with patients suffering from diseases of the ear, nose, sinuses, pharynx and larynx including the diagnosis and management of cancer in the head and neck area. Inpatient and outpatient diagnostic and management problems and routine care will be used to sharpen their skills. The history and physical exam- nation will be emphasized. The course will be conducted at Regional One Health, Methodist Hospital, Baptist Memorial Hospital, and VA Medical Center. Student choice of location is offered and assignment at the location depends on demand.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 6
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: VA Medical Center, Regional One Health, Le Bonheur, Methodist University Hospital, Baptist Hospital, and St. Jude
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of (SUR1-3001/F or SUR2-3001/F or SUR3-3001/F or SUR4-3001/F)

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Joshua Wood - 
Spring - Instructor of Record: Joshua Wood -
Course Coordinator: Juanita Keys - - 901-448-5886

Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: 1
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: No

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