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SURG 205: Technical Training and Preparation for the Surgical Environment

This course is designed for preclinical students in the School of Medicine interested in acquiring the technical skills and clinical orientation necessary to learn and participate in the surgical environment. Students will begin with scrub training to learn sterile technique prior to participation in the operating room followed by basic surgical techniques (including knot tying, suturing, hand-sewn bowel anastomoses, and laparoscopic skills) to enhance their operating room experiences. In addition, the course will expose students to life as a surgeon. The class requires one mandatory operative shadowing experience with an attending surgeon outside of normal class hours. Opportunities for one-on-one surgical faculty membership will be provided.nnTime commitment: The first few sessions will be held from 7-9AM. Later in the quarter, the more complex skills sessions (i.e. cadaver lab) may encompass later times.nnEntry into the course: Second year students (MD/PA) will get first priority, e more »
This course is designed for preclinical students in the School of Medicine interested in acquiring the technical skills and clinical orientation necessary to learn and participate in the surgical environment. Students will begin with scrub training to learn sterile technique prior to participation in the operating room followed by basic surgical techniques (including knot tying, suturing, hand-sewn bowel anastomoses, and laparoscopic skills) to enhance their operating room experiences. In addition, the course will expose students to life as a surgeon. The class requires one mandatory operative shadowing experience with an attending surgeon outside of normal class hours. Opportunities for one-on-one surgical faculty membership will be provided.nnTime commitment: The first few sessions will be held from 7-9AM. Later in the quarter, the more complex skills sessions (i.e. cadaver lab) may encompass later times.nnEntry into the course: Second year students (MD/PA) will get first priority, especially those who could not enroll in the course the prior year. Due to organizational requirements we are able to accommodate 40 students, at least 10 of which are reserved for first year students on a first-come, first-served basis. nnIndicate your interest in the course here: https://goo.gl/forms/o6Vu2Auz0IXkdyAc2. If selected for the course, you will be emailed a code that will allow you to register for the course on https://explorecourses.stanford.edu. All questions may be directed to kbauerro@stanford.edu or tnanders@stanford.edu.
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