You’ll gain ample procedural experience and work with skilled surgeons throughout this rotation.
You’ll round with surgical residents and faculty in a suburban hospital, where you’ll serve as a first or second operating room assistant.
You’ll learn aseptic techniques, basic surgical techniques—such as wound irrigation and closure—the principles underlying interoperative management and how to evaluate patients with emergent surgical conditions.
During this rotation, you’ll learn how to perform:
You’ll learn how to diagnose and treat patients with:
You’ll learn how to recognize and manage postoperative complications, including:
You’ll also learn how to recognize and manage cardiac, cerebral, peritoneal and psychiatric complications.