Elective Title: 49SG746 — GENERAL SURGERY
The objective of this course is to provide a student with experience in all aspects of general surgery. Students will participate actively in preoperative, intra-operative and postoperative management of surgical patients seen in an active general surgical practice. The student will assist in surgery and work with the attending surgeon or resident.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Beth Dragoo (BVDRAGOO@ascension.org)
Director: Jonathan Saxe, M.D.
Location: St. Vincent Hospital (Indianapolis)
Other Faculty: Dr. Glass, Dr. Isch, Dr. Kaderabek , Dr. Tigges, Dr. Rowe, Dr. Singh, Dr. Mathavan
- 1) Create patient care plans based on surgical pathophysiology (MK3)
- 2) Discuss preoperative, surgical and post-operative management of complex surgical diseases, including hepatic, biliary, pancreatic, gastrointestinal, trauma and oncologic surgery (MK4)
- 3) Demonstrate basic knot-tying and wound closure techniques (PC5)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form
Prerequisites: 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40-50
Time Distribution: 80% Clinical; 10% Lecture; 10% Library
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
Add/Drop Contact Person: To check availability, contact Beth Dragoo (BVDRAGOO@ascension.org). We do accept interested students with a wait list availability option.
Third Year Elective? No
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None