Acting Intern Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
This course provides in-depth exposure to orthopedic trauma at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Students will function as a part of the resident team (4 PGY-3s, 2 PGY-5s) and learn the management of orthopedic trauma patients in the Emergency Department, the operating room, and on the inpatient ward. In addition, students will attend conferences, participate in outpatient clinics, and perform a formal case presentation. Students will take Level I adult and pediatric orthopedic trauma call in the hospital overnight with the resident, on average every fourth night. With a broad referral network and diverse patient population, students will gain experience in a wide range of orthopedic conditions. This rotation also allows for subspecialty exposures to trauma, hand, foot and ankle, and arthroplasty.
This course provides an in-depth exposure to orthopedic trauma at Regions Hospital in Saint Paul. With respect to orthopedic surgical procedures, the student will be able to:
- describe surgical exposures in common use.
- identify devices for internal fixation and reconstruction of joints.aul, Minnesota. Students will function as a part of the resident team (1 PGY-1, 4 PGY-2s, 1 PGY-5) and gain exposure to orthopedic care in the Emergency Department, operating room, on the ward, and in outpatient clinics. Students will take Level I adult and pediatric orthopedic trauma call in the hospital overnight with the covering resident, on average every fourth night. Students will also have opportunities for exposures in subspecialties such as hand, shoulder and elbow, foot and ankle, and arthroplasty.
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Hennepin Healthcare Clinic and Specialty Center - Orthopedic Clinic
Students go to both sites
HealthPartners Specialty Center 435 Building - Same Day Surg Center & Trauma Clinic
Students go to both sites
Required session attendance:
Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F, 7:30am-5:30pm
Direct patient care: Yes
Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling
Course Objectives: This course acquaints students with the overall principles applicable to the management of common fractures and orthopedic problems and their complications. With respect to fractures, the student will be able to:
- accurately describe a fracture based on physical examination and imaging studies.
- list potential complications relating to a specific fracture and suggest management options.
- Final rotation evaluation, Master GRS Form, 80%
- Presentation evaluation, 20%
Grading Scale: H/E/S/N
Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed
Limited to Student Type: No
Course equivalency: N/A
Related curricular experience:
Course evaluation: MedHub