General Surgery (MPAS556)


Course Memo

The course will provide the student with the background knowledge to enter the field of surgery, including the essentials of assessment and management of the surgical patient. In addition, students will discuss topics related to preventive and alternative medicine. Lectures, case studies, evidence-based medicine, problem-based learning, web-based education, independent study, and diagnostic or radiological images included in presentation. Laboratory tests that can be used to diagnose and manage common diseases will be presented. These pathologic processes will be illustrated with visual aids and their associated laboratory findings will be described. Case studies will give students the opportunity to solve clinical problems. Method of instruction will be primarily but not limited to classroom lecture, handouts and discussion. Summer