Apr 24, 2018  
2017-2018 catalog 
    
2017-2018 catalog

ELECT EOMSO - Clerkship in Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology


ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): Jennifer E. Woerner, DMD, MD, FACS; David Kim, DMD, MD, FACS; Brett Shirley DDS, MD
PHONE: 318-675-6036
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 4 Weeks
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: LSU Health Sciences Center/ Willis Knighton Medical Center/VA
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 3 MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 1
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: All
COURSE CODE: EOMSO

1 credit

  GOALS

  • The goal of this block is for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Tracked medical students to learn the management of premalignant and malignant diseases of the head and neck region from the assessment stage through the rehabilitation stage.

 

 

 

OBJECTIVES

  • During this course each student will:
    • Maintain a patient log documenting the premalignant disease Head and Neck patients and malignant disease Head and Neck patients that student is involved in.Below are the required number and type of patients that the student needs to participate in during the rotation
      • 5 patients with pre-malignant disease of the head and neck
      • 5 patients with active malignant disease of the head and neck
      • 5 patients on follow up regimen with a history of malignant disease of the head and neck
  • Attend and participate in the operating room at least once a week in the surgical treatment of premalignant and malignant diseases of the head and neck region
    • Accurately stage at least 10 cancer patients using the NCCN guidelines for cancer care for the supervising resident and attending when presenting patients during OMFS Head and Neck cancer clinics on Friday afternoon at the ambulatory care center.

 

 

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES OF SENIOR STUDENTS

 

  • Active Evaluation or patients in the in-patient and out-patient setting, under supervision of residents and faculty
  • Participating in Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology cases in the operating room and assisting when appropriate
  • Attendance at Tumor Board

 

 

 

READING ASSIGNMENTS

 

  • Shah JP, Patel SG.Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, 4th Edition, 2012

 

 

 

HOURS PER WEEK

CONF      3   HRS          WARD            HRS        LAB                    HRS      LIBRARY       HRS

OR           16       HRS         CLINIC       16     HRS        LECTURE                  HRS          READING    HRS

TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:         

ALL

Pass/Fail