Orthopaedic Surgery Clerkship

General, Trauma, and Pediatric Orthopaedics

SPONSORING UNIT: Department of Orthopedics/Orlando Regional Medical Center

COURSE DIRECTOR: Joshua R. Langford, MD

COURSE PREREQUISITES: Fourth Year Medical Student

COURSE GOALS: The course is designed to present to the student the basic aspects of orthopedic care. Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to perform a complete orthopedic examination, be able to treat simple fractures and be aware of the dangers and possible complications of the more complicated fractures. He/She should be able to apply a cast and be able to use traction.

FACULTY PARTICIPANTS: Kenneth Koval, MD, Joshua Langford, MD, Mark Munro, MD, stanley Kupiszewski, MD, Brett Lewellyn, MD, and Daryl Osbahr, MD

COURSE MATERIALS: Salter's Textbook of Orthopaedics

METHODS OF EVALUATION: Ward work and presentations (30%), clinical evaluation (70%)

MEETING PLACE AND TIME: Graduate Medical Education, Medical Education Building, 86 W. Underwood Street, 1st Floor Lobby, 8:00a.m. (day one)

LENGTH: 4 weeks

ENROLLMENT LIMITS: 2 maximum

OFFERED: Every period

CREDIT OFFERED: 100% of 4 weeks = 4 credits

BASIC OR CLINICAL SCIENCE: Clinical