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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2016-2017

ELECT EREOM - Clerkship in Reconstructive Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


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: EREOM

1 credit

GOALS

  • The goal of this block is for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Tracked medical students to learn the management of different types of maxillofacial defects.

 

 

 

OBJECTIVES

  • During this course eachstudent will:
    • Maintain a patient log documenting the different types of maxillofacial trauma patients that the student is involved in.Below are the required number and type of patients that the student needs to participate in during the rotation
      • 2 patients with mandibular defects
      • 2 patients with maxillary defects
      • 1 patient with scalp defect
      • 2 patients undergoing microvascular free flap reconstruction
      • 2 patients undergoing regional flap reconstruction
  • Attend and participate in the operating room at least once a week in the surgical reconstructive treatment of patients with maxillofacial defects
  • Recognize and be able to treatment plan to the head and neck fellows and attendings during clinic the most appropriate reconstructive procedure to achieve an optimum functional outcome in each of the following patients.
    • following respective surgery for tumors, osteoradionecrosis
    • of congenital and developmental conditions
    • of secondary deformity
  • Make a 20 minute presentation to the faculty and residents at the end of the rotation on a maxillofacial reconstructive topic

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES OF SENIOR STUDENTS

 

  • Active evaluation of patients in the in-patient and out-patient setting, under supervision of residents and faculty
  • Participating in Reconstructive Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery cases in the operating room and assisting when appropriate

 

 

READING ASSIGNMENTS

 

  • Flaps and Reconstructive Surgery, Fu-Chan Wei and Samir Mardini (2009)
  • Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Reconstruction: Adefect Oriented Approach, Mark Urken (2009)

 

 

 

HOURS PER WEEK

CONF       3  HRS          WARD        5    HRS        LAB                    HRS      LIBRARY       HRS

OR             16     HRS         CLINIC     16       HRS        LECTURE                  HRS          READING    HRS

TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:     40         

ALL

Pass/Fail