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

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SUR3 4020/F - Plastic 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. The purpose of this course is to introduce the subspecialty of Plastic Surgery to the student at a first-hand level. The student will become intimately involved in a large volume practice overlooking a Plastic Surgery training program. Specific subjects covered are: Wound Healing, Soft Tissue Injuries, Tumors of the Skin, Tumors of the Head and Neck, Burn Therapy, Diagnosis and Management of Facial Fractures, Cleft Lip and Palate, Craniofacial Deformities, the Hand, and Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Conferences will include weekly Trauma Rounds (Monday) and Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds (Wednesday). M&M and Indications Conference take place once a month following Trauma Rounds (Monday), and Journal Club takes place twice monthly following Trauma Rounds.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Chattanooga
Hospital: The Plastic Surgery Group and Erlanger Health System
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: Jason Rehm - jason.rehm@thepsg.org
Spring - Instructor of Record: Jason Rehm - jason.rehm@thepsg.org
Course Coordinator: Tara Lee - UTPlastics@thepsg.org - 423-778-9047

Website: http://utcomchatt.org/subpage.php?pageId=884
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
Time off for interviews: No

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