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Catalog 2016-2017
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
   
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2016-2017

ELECT ESUME - Entering Surgery Residency Preparatory Elective


ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): Chiranjiv Virk, MD PHONE: 675.6154
ADMINISTRATIVE CONTACT: Debbie Thornhill 675.6126, Room 3-303
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 4 Weeks
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: LSU Health Sciences Center
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: none MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 5
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: only offered in block 10
COURSE CODE: ESUME

1 credit

 

 

GOALS:

1.        To prepare fourth year medical student entering surgery residency (General Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties)

2.        To teach basic administrative, technical and patient care skills essential to be successful during internship and beyond

(The curriculum will focus on the application of accumulated knowledge and not to duplicate what was learned during clerkship and sub-internship rotations)

 

 

OBJECTIVES:

1.        Establish the fundamentals of basic perioperative care of the surgical patient

2.        Demonstrate proficiency in performing bedside procedure and minor procedure in operating room.

3.        Understand and demonstrate the principle of professionalism

4.        Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange with patients, families and professional health care staff

5.        Develop effective strategy for practice based learning and improvement, utilize and analyze scientific literature for evidence based practice. 

6.        Understand the role of risk management, medical legal, ethics, and system based practice

 

 

RESOURCES FOR LEARNING:

·         Participating Faculty: All LSU Health Surgery faculty and residents

             

·         Resources: http://lib.sh.lsuhsc.edu/portals/surgery/

 

 

 

EVALUATION:

 

1.        Attendance required  5 days a week

2.        Final examination based on didactic materials

3.        Practical skills set examination

4.        Evaluation of mock clinical experience and OSCE exam

 

 

4/21/14-5/4/14 blocks

Pass/Fail