Primary Care Orthopedics
Catalog Description: This course is designed for students who wish to learn more about the care of patients with musculoskeletal problems in the ambulatory setting; primary care, pediatrics, emergency medicine, etc. The students will be observing and assisting orthopedic surgeons in a general orthopedic practice. The student's interest and initiative will determine the level of responsiblities and the extent of participation in surgical procedures. Students are responsible for weekly case conference presentations.
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Required session attendance: Does not apply
Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F, 7:30am-5:30pm
Direct patient care: Yes
Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling
Grading Scale: P/N
Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed
Course equivalency: Does not apply