Course Catalog » Orthopaedic Surgery 160.04

Subject: Orthopaedic Surgery
Course Number: 160.04
Course Title: Orthopaedic Surgical Skills and OR Assist Elective
School: Medicine
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Course Description: Medical students will have the opportunity to learn about orthopaedic surgical skills and techniques — suturing, plating a long bone fracture, using a bone saw, etc. — and assist ortho faculty in the operating room and clinic. Students will attend two surgical skills labs where they will learn how to use orthopaedic surgical instruments and repair a long-bone fracture. Students will also be able to develop mentoring relationships with orthopaedic faculty through the OR Assist Mentor Match.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Instructor of Record: N. Schroeder
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No