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School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Orthopedic Surgery (ORTH)
Ambulatory Orthopaedics Elective
Ambulatory Orthopaedics
Spring 2016
Course Type
Field Work (Internship)
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All required third-year clerkships
Raj Rao, MD
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The student will participate in an outpatient clinical learning experience time in an orthopaedic clinic setting supervised by orthopaedic surgeons. The student will initially observe and subsequently participate in physical examination of patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Students will be part of the discussion of treatment options with patients, and will observe the process of decision-making and informed consent required prior to surgery. Students will learn to recognize simple imaging modalities and findings, commonly used as an adjunct in orthopaedic diagnoses.
By the end of this course, the student should know or be able to: 1. Recognize the presentation of common musculoskeletal conditions 2. Perform the basic examination of the extremities and spine for musculoskeletal conditions 3. Describe basic treatment protocols for common musculoskeletal conditions
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