Medical Student Elective Catalog: SUR3-3030/F JI Any - Senior Clerkship Surgical Critical Care - CHATT

 

SUR3-3030/F JI ANY – SURGICAL CRITICAL CARE

 

Course Coordinator: Michael Greer, MD
Contact Information: 
Gwen Fryar or Maggie Hamblen 423-778-7695

Approval Authorization Required: No

Location: Erlanger Health System 

Orientation Location: Surgery Academic Office Suite 401B
Size: 1

Overnight Call: 24 hour on and a 24 hour off rotating call schedule (see description for more detail)

Weekend Work: 24 hour on and a 24 hour off rotating call schedule (see description for more detail)

Flexibility: 

Deadline for Cancelation: 30 days before start of rotation

Blocks Offered: 

Prerequisites: SUR 3001/F
Pre-reading: None 
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This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 7 credit hours 


Summary of Elective:

This elective is to provide an environment with strict faculty supervision dedicated to the education of medical students in the medical and surgical management of critically ill patients: to enhance the development of technical skills and knowledge for the evaluation and treatment of the critically ill patient: to teach medical students to function as an effective member of a critical care management team.

The medical student will be on a 24 hour on and a 24 hour off rotating call schedule with the surgical critical care resident that he/she is assigned to on a buddy type system. It is expected that following call, the medical student will be relieved of all clinical responsibilities by 9:00 a.m. and will not assume any further clinical responsibilities until 7:00 a.m. the following day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

updated 5/2016

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