SURG661GM.11 (Las Vegas)

Office of Medical Education

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


  • 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 be an active participant in the pre-operative evaluation; both the surgical procedure
and post-operative care of the patients. The patient interaction will include an office setting and the hospital.


Kaye. Essential Neurosurgery. Saunders

Evaluation Method

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


  • 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