Elective Title: 93SG720 — TRAUMA SURGERY
This course is designed to provide clinical experience in the evaluation and management of victims of blunt and penetrating trauma in a Level I Trauma Center. The student will be assigned to the Trauma Service and will be able to participate in the workup and follow the hospital course of the patients including participation in Shock Room resuscitation and any operative procedures. Weekly conferences include Eskenazi Trauma M&M Conference, Better Practice Conference (joint Surgery & EM), Trauma & General Surgery Conference, Surgery Departmental M&M, and Faculty Rounds.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Megan Rendina (email@example.com)
Director: Katie Stanton-Maxey, M.D.
Location: Eskenazi Health Services & Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis)
Other Faculty: Dr. B. Zarzaur, MD; Dr. T. Hayward, MD; Dr. C. Simons, MD; Dr. E. Streib, MD; Dr. A. Fecher, MD; Dr. M. Laughlin, MD
- 1) Experience the management of trauma patients from hospital arrival through discharge, including workup of injuries, physiologic stabilization, and specific treatments. 2) Acquire knowledge of injury patterns related to mechanism and circumstance as well as the contribution of patient factors. 3) Become familiar with the multidisciplinary nature of trauma management, interacting with clinicians from multiple medical specialties and other healthcare disciplines (dietary, pharmacy, therapies). 4) Participate in procedures including but not limited to central venous access, chest tube placement, and operative cases. 5) Develop and improve information synthesis and decision-making, communication skills with patients and team members, and self-directed learning habits.
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status; Surgery clerkship must be completed
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 55
Time Distribution: 80% Clinical; 10% Lecture; 10% Library
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
All on-campus surgery electives will be handled through the match. Post-match results, all additions and drops for surgery electives must be approved through Megan Rendina, Surgery Clerkship Coordinator at 274-7201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Year Elective? Yes
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: Yes
Service Learning Included: None