ORS 800 Introduction to Orthopaedics, 4 credits

The goal of this 4-week rotation is to advance the students ability to evaluate and treat musculoskeletal conditions.  This course will build on the pre-clinical education on musculoskeletal anatomy and pathophysiology from the first year anatomy and second year musculoskeletal modules.  Students will be active in patient care in the office and operating rooms.  Students on this rotation will participate in a range of didactic, hands on cadaveric and simulation sessions to increase their knowledge base and technical skills.

Prerequisite: MS3 or MS4

Modules: H-K (Spring only)  Blocks: 3 & 4A (spring only)

Number of students: 6

Course Director: Thomas R. Duquin, MD

Course Coordinator: Tammy Smith, C-TAGME