Trauma and Emergency Surgery

Duration: 4 weeks

Distribution of student's time:
80% inpatient care
5% outpatient care
15% conferences/lectures

Average number of patients seen each week: 10

On-call responsibility: Every 4 days

Enrollment/Period: 2 maximum, upon availability

Prerequisites: Required Surgery clerkship

Clerkship Objectives:

  • Increase student involvement in conferences, journal clubs.
  • Present patients in rounds in order to prepare them for their PG1 year.
  • Expose them to procedures (lines, chest tubes, etc.).

Evaluation:

  • Quality of care given
  • Participation and performance in conferences
  • Level of knowledge
  • Level of skills

Methods to be used in student evaluation:

  • Observation of performance by faculty and house officers
  • Assessment of write-ups/reports
  • Oral tests

Description:
During this course, the student acquires the ability to initially assess the patient with a traumatic and non-traumatic acute surgical condition and knowledge of priorities to be established in terms of resuscitation and diagnostic work-up.

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