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Department: MEOBG-Obstetrics and Gynecology
Course: 531-Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Track:

Course Coordinator: Dr. Helen Dunnington
Course Faculty: Dr. Xiaoming Guan
Elective Location:
Periods Elective offered: Qtr: 1,2,3,4
Min. Number of Students:Max: 1
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: OB/GYN Core
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: Yes
Grading:
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): M-F Inpatient Ward: 5
Night Call: 0 Inpatient consultations: 5
Number on-call nights: 0 Outpatient clinics: 30
Weekends: 0 Surgery: 45
    Laboratory 5
  Didactic: 10
  Other: 5
Statement of Goals:
Acquaint student with the latest procedures in minimally invasive surgery. Expose student to scientific principles and instrumentation that permits a minimally invasive surgical approach. Participate in surgery in multiple related surgical specialties to broaden the student's clinical base. Prepare the student for a career in minimally invasive surgery. The student will be encouraged to select and complete a project that is suitable for publication. -Monday PFW clinic, Tuesday BTH or, Wednesday or, Thrus or, Friday PFW clinic -morning rounds on patients prior to clinic or cases -grand rounds every other Wednesday morning
Learning Activities
. The student will be encouraged to use the simulation lab for laparoscopic skills when not in cases or clinic . The student will be provided when reading materials during the course of the rotation . The student will be encouraged to select and complete a project that is suitable for publication
Evaluation Methods
We will use the form provided by the Registrar's Office, except in cases where Visiting Students provide a form from their own institution.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
Pavilion for Women (instructions will be emailed)
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Diane Jensen
Contact Phone: 832-826-7373
Contact Fax: 832-825-9352
Contact Location: Pavilion for Women, 6651 Main St, 10th floor
Address:
Email: mjensen@bcm.edu
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