Orthopaedic Surgery Clerkship

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. Each student will rotate through our subspecialty services. As part of the rotation, students will attend all conferences and spend time in both our operating rooms and clinics. 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