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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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SUR2 4011/F - Oral and Maxillofacial 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 student will learn about the surgical management of oral and head and neck pathology and the correction of congenital and traumatic deformities. Acute trauma care is a major component of this service. The student will have some responsibility for inpatient care each week. Students will have the opportunity to perform minor procedures in the clinic, as well as the emergency room. Operating room activity is encouraged. All activities are supervised by the chief resident and attending. Management decisions are made only after being discussed with the resident and attending. A minimum of four (4) conferences occurs each week. Grand rounds occur on Monday and Friday mornings, and didactic lectures occur on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. The enthusiastic student will be encouraged to take first call with the resident. On-call activities will be predominantly related to management of maxillofacial trauma patients.

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 (SUR1-3001/F or SUR2-3001/F or SUR3-3001/F or SUR4-3001/F)

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Eric R. Carlson -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Eric R. Carlson -
Course Coordinator: Missy Maples - - 865-305-9618

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 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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