Course Catalog » Surgery 140.21

Subject: Surgery
Course Number: 140.21
Course Title: Advanced Trauma Surgery - Fresno
Units: 6
School: Medicine
Department: Surgery

Course Description: Provides exposure to critically injured patients at a busy Level 1 trauma center. Students will learn to apply ATLS principals to manage injured patients presenting to the ED, and will participate in patients’ subsequent intra and post-operative care. Students will learn basic principles for managing critically injured patients in the ICU, including but not limited to vent and, intracranial hypertension management, invasive hemodynamic monitoring, invasive bedside procedures, and ethical issues.
Prerequisites: Surgery 110
Restrictions: 4th year standing.
Activities: Direct - Independent Study, Direct - Conference, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Instructor of Record: J. Lilienstein
Additional Instructor(s): J. Davis
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
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