IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 49LA709 — SPORTS MEDICINE AND ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

Description:

The course offers a wide exposure to Sports Medicine in a private Sports Medicine Center. Students will develop an understanding of athletic injuries to the musculoskeletal system and physical exam techniques. Students will be first assistant on surgical procedures. Didactic lectures are presented and research is available if desired.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Theresa Doucleff (officemanager@yoursportsdoc.com)

Director: Steven Ahlfeld, M.D.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: Private Office (Indianapolis)

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Demonstrate and apply basic clinical skills, such as history taking, physical examination, and general knowledge pertaining to patient care (PC1)
  • 2) Discuss the clinical diagnosis and treatment of sports medicine conditions (PC2)
  • 3) Participate as first assistant during surgery (PC5)

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Direct Observation)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:

JuneJulyAugSeptOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMay
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Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Lecture/Seminar

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH. Requires consult/interview with course director prior to enrollment.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None