SURG661MM.01 (Reno)
Plastic Surgery

Office of Medical Education

  • Course Name: Plastic Surgery
  • Short Name: SURG661MM.01 Plastic Surgery
  • Course Number: SURG661MM.01
  • Location: Reno
  • Department Contact: Jennifer Grove
  • Type: Clinical
  • Length: 2-4 weeks
  • Preceptors:
    • James Murphy, M.D. (4 weeks)
    • Patrick Murphy, M.D. (2-4 week)

Please contact the department to verify elective availability.

Goals/Objectives

  • The student will master the fundamentals of suturing, wound management and the science of wound healing.
  • Apply the pathophysiology of various clinical conditions to patients seen by a plastic surgery practice.

Description of Rotation

The student will actively participate in office evaluations of patients. This will include both pre- and post-operative examinations. The operative experience will include procedures done on an outpatient and inpatient basis.

References/Materials

Grabb and Smith's Plastic Surgery. Lippincott.

Evaluation Method

An oral 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