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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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URO1 3010/F - Junior Internship in Urology

Cr Hrs: 7
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 7 credit hours. The student will function as a junior intern with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in all of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. This junior internship will familiarize the interested student in basic urology exam, and with the diagnosis and treatment of common urologic problems like voiding dysfunction, erectile dysfunction, incontinence, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, testicular and penile cancer, stone disease. The student will have some responsibility for 15-20 patients per week. Students will be directly involved in the diagnosis of planning the evaluation of common urology problems noted above. The student will be trained in minor GU procedures like Foley placement, cystoscopy and suprapubic tube placement. They will also serve as 1st or 2nd assistant in GU surgical procedures. The student will be supervised at all times by residents and/or faculty. The student will attend monthly journal club, Friday morning mandatory conferences including x-ray conference, M&M, pathology conference, basic science conference on research and weekly chairman’s conference presented in an oral exam format for the residents. Call schedule consists of one weekend per month required, more if requested.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required Selective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Methodist University Hospital, Regional One Health, VA Medical Center, and Le Bonheur
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: Robert Wake -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Robert Wake -
Course Coordinator: Patricia Phelan - - 901-448-1026

Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
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
Time off for interviews: No

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