SURG661HM.11 (Las Vegas)
Ophthalmology

Office of Medical Education

  • Course Name: Ophthalmology
  • Short Name: SURG661HM.11 Ophthalmology
  • Course Number: SURG661HM.11
  • Location: Las Vegas
  • Department: Department of Surgery: Las Vegas
  • Department Contact: Tina Brechlin
  • Type: Clinical
  • Length: 2 Weeks Only
  • Preceptors:
    • Marietta Nelson, M.D.
    • Gregory Hsu, D.O.

Please contact the Department of Surgery: Las Vegas to verify elective availability.

Goals/Objectives

  • understand the signs and symptoms of disease and trauma;
  • the methods that are useful in diagnosis;
  • the management of these problems in the operating room and on the hospital ward;
  • and the basic scientific background relative to the clinical features of these illnesses.

Description of Rotation

The student will participate in both hospital and outpatient evaluations, examinations and procedures.

References/Materials

Newell. Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts. Saunders.

Evaluation Method

An oral final examination and a written evaluation by the faculty preceptor.

Grade

  • Honors: An exceptional performance which exceeds all course objectives
  • High Pass: A performance which exceeds most course objectives
  • Pass: A performance which meets the course objectives
  • Fail: A performance which does not meet the course objectives