CLIN 7415. Surgery Selective Clerkship. 4 Hours.
This course provides the student with experience in subspecialty surgery. Students are required to take a 4 week Surgery Selective in each of their third and fourth years, and this clinical clerkship is accomplished at the assigned facility in the third year and an affiliated facility in the fourth year. The student is expected to learn the diagnosis and treatment of surgical patients appropriate for the selected specialty, including pre-operative evaluation, intra-operative and post operative care, post hospital care and office care, as appropriate. Credits: 4.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all coursework in years one and two, successful completion of General Surgery rotation, Passing grade on COMLEX Step 1.