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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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ORS3 4010/F - Orthopaedic Surgery

Cr Hrs: 7
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 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 Orthopaedic Surgery elective provides clinical experience on an active teaching service. The student will work with and assist a senior resident under the supervision of attending staff. The student will learn how to conduct a history and physical examination of the musculoskeletal system, how to develop the diagnosis and treatment plan for assigned patients, and basic orthopaedic radiology. The student will learn basic principles of fracture care. The student will have patient contact in Emergency Room Clinic, Ward, and Surgery. Regular teaching rounds and conferences will be required.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 5
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Chattanooga
Hospital: Erlanger Health System and Children’s Hospital at Erlanger
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: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Jeremy Bruce -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Jeremy Bruce -
Course Coordinator: Kim Davis - - 423-778-9007

Prior Authorization: No
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: Optional
Time off for interviews: Yes-Students 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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