Elective Title: 71LA707 — ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
Students will have clinical experiences in the careful history and physical examination of patients with orthopaedic disorders. The course instructors will review the findings and will assist in the development of a diagnostic and therapeutic program. The students will be present in the operating rooms when surgical procedures are performed on their patients. The clinical experiences will be complemented by appropriate didactic sessions, demonstrations, and appropriate conferences and seminars. At the conclusion of the elective, the student will be expected to be able to do an orthopaedic examination and to be versed in the fundamentals and to have had some practical experience with the application of plaster to patients. In addition, there will be adequate exposure to common orthopaedic diseases seen in children.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Stacey Jackson (email@example.com)
Director: Randy Ferlic, M.D.
Campus: South Bend
Location: St. Joseph Regional Medical Center (Mishawaka)
Other Faculty: Orthopaedic Surgery Staff
- 1) Demonstrate proficiency at joint examination (PC1)
- 2) Recognize compound orthopaedic injuries (MK3)
- 3) Participate in the treatment of sports injuries (PC1)
- 4) Help manage inpatient orthopaedic patients, including total joint replacement (MK4)
- 5) Participate in casting a variety of fractures (PC5)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation by course director)
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40
Time Distribution: 100% Clinical; 1 Ortho. Conf.
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All South Bend electives must go thru the South Bend campus coordinator. Contact Stacey Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org or 574-631-1870)
Third Year Elective? Yes
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None