NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Osteopathic Medicine Program 69 medical, surgical, pathological, and radiological patient information. Patients are evaluated in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8029E—Orthopedic Surgery: Orthopedic Sports Medicine In 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 sports medicine rotation as listed 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. This elective is designed to help the student integrate medical and surgical knowledge in the care of athletics-related injuries. The student is expected to participate in patient care as determined by the attending and resident staff members. This will involve preoperative, surgical, postoperative hospital, and outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic care of athletics injuries and all injuries of the knee and shoulder or other orthopedic injuries. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8029F—Orthopedic Surgery: Orthopedic Surgery of the Spine In 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 spine 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. This elective is designed help the student integrate medical and surgical knowledge in the care of patients with spinerelated deformities and injuries. This will be both inpatient and outpatient and will include a wide variety of spinal disorders. The rotation is designed to provide assessment of patients with low back pain and spinal injuries with and without neurological involvement. The student is expected to participate in preoperative, surgical, postoperative hospital, and outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic care of the orthopedic spine patient. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8029G—Orthopedic Surgery: Orthopedic Trauma The student will have already been on rotation COM 8029 Orthopedic Surgery. In 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 trauma 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 patients with orthopedic trauma. The student will use medical and surgical skills in the care of trauma victims andmusculoskeletal injuries in the inpatient and outpatient setting. This is to include orthopedic preoperative, operative, postoperative hospital, and outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic care of orthopedic trauma patients. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8029H—Orthopedic Surgery: Pediatric Orthopedics In this elective, the student and preceptor will establish the goals of the elective, as well as testing, on-call duties, lectures, and presentations. This elective involves the specialty of orthopedics exclusively in the pediatric and adolescent patient. The basic rotations of COM 8029 Orthopedic Surgery and COM 8032 Pediatrics should be completed before this elective. 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 a variety of clinical problems routinely seen in the pediatric 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 8030—Preventive Medicine 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. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8030A—Preventive Medicine: Aerospace Medicine 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. (4.0–8.0 credit hours) COM 8030B—Preventive Medicine: Occupational Medicine 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. (4.0–8.0 credit hours)

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