Elective Title: 71SG703 — GENERAL SURGERY
The student is assigned to specific surgeon, and participates in the pre-operative evaluations and workups, assists in the operation room and helps with post-operative care. In addition the student will see patients with the surgeon in his office. The student will be expected to achieve an understanding of pre and post-operative care and become a capable surgical assistant. The student will be exposed to a full range of busy general and vascular surgical practice.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Stacey Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Director: Gregory Credi, M.D.
Campus: South Bend
Location: Memorial Hospital (South Bend)
Other Faculty: Alfredo Casetti, M.D.
- 1) Demonstrate appropriate skills in preparing for surgery (OR protocol)(PC5)
- 2) Apply surgical principles to operative and clinical scenarios (MK4)
- 3) Perform various surgical procedures including: suturing and knot tying; Bovie and Harmonic scalpel utilization; basic laparoscopy skills; ultrasonography; Central Venous Line; chest tube placement (PC5)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (The assessment methods include faculty observation of surgical skills and application of surgical principles.The assessment will be conducted by the course director).
Prerequisites: 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40
Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Lecture
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 (email@example.com or 574-631-1870)
Third Year Elective? No
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None