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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 4069/F - Vascular Surgery - VAMC & Baptist

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 objectives for this course are the introduction to peripheral and endovascular surgery and interpretation of vascular labs. The student will perform diagnostic arteriogram and open exposure of common femoral artery. The student will act as first assistant on carotid surgeries and peripheral bypasses. The student will have some responsibility for 6-8 cases, 10 patients in the hospital as well as perform duties on an intern level in the ICU and the wards. The student will follow patients in clinics and assist in the OR. Direct supervisor of the student will be the vascular fellows and faculty. Tuesday 7 - 8 AM Vascular Conference and M & M, 3rd Thursday of month Journal Club. No nights, one weekend a month. This rotation is only available to visiting students from schools that have an agreement in place with Baptist Hospital’s Medical Education Department for the student to be in the hospital.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: VA Medical Center and Baptist 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: Edward Garrett - jgarret1@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Edward Garrett - jgarret1@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: Yes

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