Trauma, General, and Pediatric Orthopaedics
SPONSORING UNIT: Department of Orthopaedics/Orlando Regional Medical Center
COURSE DIRECTOR: George Haidukewych, M.D.
COURSE PREREQUISITES: Fourth Year Medical Student
COURSE GOALS: The course is designed to present to the student the basic aspects of orthopaedic care. Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to perform a complete orthopaedic 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.
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