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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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SUR1 4061/F - Vascular Surgery - MUH

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. Objectives: • Students will gain experience in the diagnosis and management options for patients with peripheral arterial, venous, and lymphatic disorders. • To become competent interpreting arteriograms • To gain experience with the fundamental operations in Vascular Surgery including aortic reconstructions, distal arterial bypass grafting, and carotid reconstructions • To gain experience with endovascular procedures and techniques and other skills necessary to succeed as a PGY1 General Surgery house officer The student will participate in the care of patients in the Vascular Surgery Service. The fourth year Medical Student will function similar to that of the PGY1 General Surgery Resident with the same level of supervision. The student will attend Tuesday a.m. Vascular Surgery City Wide conference, and Wednesday am Department M&M conference. Clinical responsibilities: Attending Rounds at 5:45 a.m. and working throughout the day on the Clinical Vascular Surgery Service. No on call responsibility is expected.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Methodist University Hospital
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: Michael J. Rohrer - mrohrer@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Michael J. Rohrer - mrohrer@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Courtney Bishop - cbishop@uthsc.edu - 901-448-8370

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: No
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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