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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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SUR 45040 - Plastic Surgery


Cr Hrs: 3, 6
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3 or 6 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 plastic surgery elective will be supervised by one or two faculty plastic surgeons. There is emphasis on basic plastic principles as well as trauma. The student will function in pre-operative and post-operative care and operative surgery as a member of the surgical team. The elective will emphasize increasing knowledge in the areas of plastic surgery history-taking, communication, monitoring, and synthesizing by working with faculty to provide plastic surgery services. Conferences will include 2 weekly plastic surgery conferences.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Methodist University Hospital, Regional One Health, and Le Bonheur
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of SUR-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Robert Wallace - rwallace@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Robert Wallace - rwallace@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Elizabeth Sauve - esauve@uthsc.edu - 901-448-1350

Website: http://uthsc.edu/plasticsurgery/
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: No



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