Course Code: SURG503
Hours Distribution: (9 Cr)
Course Type: Major Core (MC)
This 8 weeks module introduces students to learning opportunities in clinical situations that help applying knowledge learned in phase I and understanding common and important illnesses, conditions and disorders, in addition to anatomy and patho-physiology in orthopedic, urologic, ophthalmologic and ear/nose/throat conditions. Students are allowed to discuss orthopedic surgery issues related to fracture pelvis, fracture acetabulum, fracture femur, fracture leg, fracture of the ankle, ankle dislocation, supracondylar fracture, forearm fractures, shoulder dislocation, fracture of the clavicle, osteomyelitis, osteoporosis, spine diseases and pediatric orthopedics. In addition, students will study urology topics related to obstructive uropathy, urinary tract stones, urinary tract infections, benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostatic cancer, prostatitis, bladder cancer, renal tumors, Wilm’s tumor, testicular tumors, interstitial cystitis, overactive bladder, urinary incontinence and treatment modalities. Students will acquire good knowledge of the main ophthalmology topics like ocular trauma and emergencies and ENT iopics such as diseases of the larynx, ear, nose and paranasal sinuses, pharyngeal tumors and facial nerve disorders. Students are also exposed to clinical experience in taking focused history and examination skills at a good standard, with the ability to competently diagnose and appropriately manage cases of urology, orthopedic, ophthalmology, ENT and general surgery
Prerequisites: PEDT403 Pediatrics 1, INTM404 Medicine1, OBGY401 Obstetrics and Gynecology, SURG402 Surgery 1.