Oct 28, 2020
SUR1 4021/F - Burns
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. Within this elective, the student will care for burn and wound patients in the ICU and stepdown unit. They will work side-by-side with the burn fellow and faculty. The student will participate not only in the preoperative care but also the intra and post-operative care of these patients. The student will gain insight into the pathophysiology of burns, the fluid and electrolyte requirements, and the operative and post-operative care of these patients. The goal of the elective is to expose the student to wounds and burns and learn to diagnose the problem, formulate a plan of action, and assist with the care of these patients. The student will also develop an understanding of the team approach to the care of burn and wound patients.
Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Regional One Health
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: William Hickerson - firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring - Instructor of Record: William Hickerson - email@example.com
Course Coordinator: Plastic Surgery Department - - 901-448-1350
Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: None
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, but some at home call.
Time off for interviews: Yes-Students in 4 week rotations only 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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