OPH 7180

Externship in Ophthalmology

Contact

Lori van der Merwe
Course Coordinator
vanderme@umn.edu

Campus
Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
Requirement
MS Year
Hands-On
Terms Offered
Credits
Prerequisites

N/A

Details

Catalog Description:  

OPHTH 7180 is the foundational course in clinical ophthalmology. The goal of the rotation is to provide a fund of knowledge and basic technical skills necessary to identify common ophthalmic conditions. This course is open to those interested in ophthalmology as well as those who will be pursuing other fields and would like to learn more about the eye. 7180 at HCMC is a track for anyone interested in pursuing emergency medicine.  

For ER Bound students it is recommended to select the HCMC site.

Special Instructions:  For students interested in a career in ophthalmology, an Ophthalmology Match Guide has been created to help students navigate the process.

Syllabus

Sites:

View site addresses by clicking on the site name below or visiting the site codes table.

Site Code

Site Name

Notes

MF-1068 (FU)

UMMC - East Bank

 

HH-1001 (HC)

Hennepin County Medical Center

 

VA-1000 (VA)

VA Medical Center

 

Required session attendance: Does not apply

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:  M-F, 7:00am-6:00pm

Direct patient care:  Yes

Consent Requirement: Email Course Director and Course Coordinator for details and approval to schedule. 

Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N

Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Course equivalency:  Does not apply