Sep 24, 2023  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NSG2 4010/F - Neurosurgery


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 student will serve under the preceptorship of the faculty at The University of Tennessee Memorial Hospital and will become familiar with cranial and spinal trauma, tumors, congenital malformations, vascular disease, and benign spinal disease. The student will scrub and assist the staff with operative procedures, participate in peri- operative care, and will become familiar with neuroanatomical basis of diagnosis and treatment.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Knoxville
Hospital: University of Tennessee Medical Center-Knoxville
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of (NEU1-3001/F or NEU2-3001/F or NEU3-3001/F) and (SUR1-3001/F or SUR2-3001/F or SUR3-3001/F or SUR4-3001/F)

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: James Killeffer - jkilleff@tennessee.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: James Killeffer - jkilleff@tennessee.edu
Course Coordinator: Missy Maples - mmaples@utmck.edu - 865-305-9618

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



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