Elective Title: 93LA755 — ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA
This is an advanced clinical elective focusing on management of patients sustaining major Orthopaedic injuries. Students will participate in all activities including initial emergency management, non-surgical and surgical treatment of injuries, inpatient care, and outpatient management of patients sustaining fractures and dislocations of the extremities and pelvis. Students will work directly with faculty daily and will be expected to have direct participation in all activities.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Nancy Hanni (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Director: Todd McKinley, M.D.
Location: Methodist Professional Center One (Indianapolis)
Other Faculty: Greg Gaski, M.D.; Laurence Kempton, M.D.; Anthony Sorkin, M.D.; Walter Virkus, M.D.; Roman Natoli, M.D. ; Joe Baele M.D.
- 1) Examine and describe signs and deformity of an injured extremity (PC1)
- 2) Interpret and communicate radiographic features of patients sustaining fractures (PC3)
- 3) Describe the initial management of fractures, including reduction, splinting, and casting (MK4)
- 4) Formulate and discuss an overall management plan for surgical or nonsurgical treatment of patients sustaining fractures (PC3)
- 5) Outline basic orthopedic trauma surgical anatomy (MK3)
- 6) Perform postoperative management of patients sustaining fractures (MK4)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Student skills will be evaluated by direct faculty observation, oral case presentations (two formal presentations during the last week of the rotation), an oral topic presentation (a presentation on a topic of the student's choice), and a written examination. Direct feedback will be provided by all faculty and by an exit interview with the course director).
Prerequisites: 4th year status or 3rd year interested in Orthopaedic Surgery
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 60
Time Distribution: 80% Clinical, 10% Library/Research; 10% Lecture/Seminar
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
Third Year Elective? Yes
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None