NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

68 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Osteopathic Medicine Program operative, and postoperative care including indications and contraindications for ophthalmic corneal surgery. The course will assist the student in preparing for the clinical questions on the COMLEX-USA and other licensing examinations. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8029—Orthopedic Surgery The clerkshipwill expose the student to the practice of medicine in the inpatient and ambulatory environments. Students will be engaged in the care of patients under the direct supervision of a physician certified in a specialty. Knowledge of orthopedic surgery, surgical indications, and surgical contraindications is essential for the competent practice of osteopathicmedicine. The Department of Surgery closely partners with all areas of clinical instruction of all academic courses and programs of a clinical nature in the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. During this elective, the student will be exposed to a variety of clinical problems routinely seen in the orthopedic surgical service. Emphasis will be placed on preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative management of the patient. In the operating room, the student will practice aseptic techniques and operating roomprinciples and assist in surgery. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8029A—Orthopedic Surgery: Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics Once the student has completed the basic COM 8029 orthopedic rotation, the student may take this elective. The student and preceptor will establish the goals of the elective, as well as testing, on-call duties, lectures, and presentations. It will be in accordance with the objectives and goals of the adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery rotation as follows. Knowledge of orthopedic surgery, surgical indications, and surgical contraindications is essential for the competent practice of osteopathic medicine. The Department of Surgery closely partners with all areas of clinical instruction of all academic courses and programs of a clinical nature in the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. During this elective, the student will experience hands-on exposure to adult reconstructive surgery. The student will be able to integrate surgical knowledge in the care of orthopedic patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8029B—Orthopedic Surgery: Foot and Ankle Orthopedics Once the student has completed the basic COM8029 orthopedic rotation, the student may take this elective. The student and preceptor will establish the goals of the elective, as well as testing, on-call duties, lectures, and presentations. It will be in accordance with the objectives and goals of the orthopedic surgery rotation as follows. Knowledge of orthopedic surgery, surgical indications, and surgical contraindications is essential for the competent practice of osteopathic medicine. The Department of Surgery closely partners with all areas of clinical instruction of all academic courses and programs of a clinical nature in the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. During this elective, the student will participate in the preoperative, postoperative, and surgical care of patients with foot and ankle disorders. The student is exposed to inpatient and outpatient settings. Objectives include understanding of the evaluation and management of arthritis, sports medicine, common deformities, tendonopathies, and neuropathy pertaining to the foot and ankle as well as orthotic and pedorthic management. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8029C—Orthopedic Surgery: Hand Orthopedic Surgery Once the student has completed the basic COM 8029 orthopedic rotation, the student may take this elective. The student and preceptor will establish the goals of the elective, as well as testing, on-call duties, lectures, and presentations. It will be in accordance with the objectives and goals of the hand orthopedic surgery rotation as follows. Knowledge of orthopedic surgery, surgical indications, and surgical contraindications is essential for the competent practice of osteopathic medicine. The Department of Surgery closely partners with all areas of clinical instruction of all academic courses and programs of a clinical nature in the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. During this elective, the student will have exposure to hand surgery. The student will be able to integrate surgical knowledge in the care of orthopedic patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. This will include congenital hand deformities, musculoskeletal hand injuries, arthritis, and tendonopathies in both inpatient and outpatient settings. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8029D—Orthopedic Surgery: Musculoskeletal Oncology Once the student has completed the basic COM 8029 orthopedic rotation, the student may take this elective. The student and preceptor will establish the goals of the elective, as well as testing, on-call duties, lectures, and presentations. It will be in accordance with the objectives and goals of the orthopedic musculoskeletal oncology rotation as follows. Knowledge of orthopedic surgery, surgical indications, and surgical contraindications is essential for the competent practice of osteopathic medicine. The Department of Surgery closely partners with all areas of clinical instruction of all academic courses and programs of a clinical nature in the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. During this elective the student will be exposed to patients with orthopedic diagnoses and problems arising from musculoskeletal oncology. This will involve integration of

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