Surgery

Name Title Credits School
MTSU 610 General Surgery 1.50 College of Osteopathic Med


MTSU 612 Ophthalmology 0.50 College of Osteopathic Med


MTSU 614 Orthopedics 0.50 College of Osteopathic Med


MTSU 616 Urology 0.50 College of Osteopathic Med


MTSU 710 Clinical Clerkship: Surgery 10.00 College of Osteopathic Med
This 10-week clerkship provides students with opportunities to acquire basic skills necessary for the evaluation of surgical patients. Students participate in the management of surgical patients including pre-operative preparation, surgical assistance, and postoperative care. Emphasis is on gaining an understanding of indications for specific surgical interventions, proper operating room procedures, surgical complications, follow-up care and interactions between different medical and surgical specialists. Students gain experience with diverse patients in the areas of general surgery, and subspecialties may be integrated into the clerkship, as follows: a) six weeks of general surgery and b) four weeks of subspecialties.

MTSU 710 Clinical Clerkship: Surgery 12.00 College of Osteopathic Med


MTSU 710A Surgery 8.00 College of Osteopathic Med
This 8-week clerkship provides students with opportunities to acquire basic skills necessary for the evaluation of surgical patients. Students participate in the management of surgical patients including pre-operative preparation, surgical assistance and postoperative care. Emphasis is on gaining an understanding of indications for specific surgical interventions, proper operating room procedures, surgical complications, follow-up care and interactions between different medical and surgical specialists. Students gain experience with diverse patients in the areas of general surgery, and subspecialties may be integrated into the clerkship as follows: a)four-weeks of general surgery and b)four-weeks of subspecialties.

MTSU 711 Clinical Clerkship: Surgery 8.00 College of Osteopathic Med
This 8-week clerkship provides students with opportunities to acquire basic skills necessary for the evaluation of surgical patients. Students experience includes but is not limited to the management of surgical pre-operative preparation, surgical assistance and postoperative care. Emphasis is given to developing an understanding of indications for specific surgical interventions, proper operating room procedures, surgical complications, follow-up care and interactions between different medical and surgical specialists. Students gain experience with diverse patients in the areas of general surgery and subspecialties may be integrated into the clerkship.

MTSU 803 Clinical Clerkship: Anesthesiology I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships acquaint students with the specialty of anesthesiology. Emphasis is on pre- operative and post-operative methods of assessment and management of patients undergoing anesthesia prior to surgery. Students will develop advanced skills in airway management. Risks and complications associated with general and local anesthesia are incorporated.

MTSU 804 Clinical Clerkship: Colorectal Surgery 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
This four-week clerkship allows students to work with colorectal surgeons. Students will develop the skills necessary to perform pre-operative patient evaluations, assist in surgical procedures and provide post-operative care in the inpatient and clinic/office setting for patients presenting with colorectal problems.

MTSU 807 Clinical Clerkship: Gynecologic Surgery I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med


MTSU 809 Clinical Clerkship: Neurosurgery I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with hospital-based neurosurgeons. Students will gain increased understanding of clinical neuroanatomy and the pathophysiology of brain injury. Emphasis is on pre- operative evaluation, surgical evaluation, and post- operative patient management.

MTSU 810 Clinical Clerkship: Ophthalmology I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with ophthalmologic surgeons. Students will develop the skills necessary to evaluate patients presenting with vision problems, assist in surgical procedures and provide follow-up care in the inpatient and clinic setting.

MTSU 811 Clinical Clerkship: Orthopedic Surgery, I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with orthopedic surgeons. Students will develop skills necessary to perform pre-operative patient evaluations, assist in surgical procedures and provide post-operative care in the inpatient and clinic setting. A wide variety of general and subspecialty orthopedics is available.

MTSU 812 Clinical Clerkship: Otolaryngology I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships allow students to work with otolaryngologic surgeons. Students will develop skills necessary to evaluate patients presenting with problems of the head, ears, nose, neck and throat. Students will assist in surgeries and provide follow-up care in the hospital and clinic setting.

MTSU 813 Clinical Clerkship: Plastic Surgery I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships acquaint students with the broad scope of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Students will be exposed to the surgical management of major types of congenital and acquired deformities as well as elective cosmetic procedures. Students participate in pre-operative evaluation and post- operative care.

MTSU 814 Clinical Clerkship: Surgical Icu I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to work in surgical intensive care units.

MTSU 815 Clinical Clerkship: Surgical Oncology I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to work with hospital-based oncologic surgeons. Emphasis is on developing skills in evaluating patients presenting with malignant disorders, assisting in surgeries, and providing post-operative care.

MTSU 816 Clinical Clerkship: Surgery II (Sub-Internship) 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to serve as a sub-intern on a general surgery service of an approved teaching hospital. Students participate in the management of diverse surgical patients, from admission to discharge. The major purpose of the rotation is to facilitate the transition from student clerk to intern.

MTSU 817 Clinical Clerkship: Thoracic/Vascular Surgery I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity for exposure to the broad range of cardiac surgery. Students will gain increased understanding of the physiology of the cardiopulmonary system and its clinical application. Students participate in the pre-operative evaluation and postoperative management of patients undergoing open heart surgery as well as thoracic and peripheral vascular surgery. Invasive and noninvasive vascular testing of arterial and venous problems are incorporated.

MTSU 818 Clinical Clerkship: Trauma Surgery I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with broadbased exposure to the management of trauma patients. Students will gain increased understanding of the pathophysiology of acute injury, surgical stress, shock, infection, and complications common to patients sustaining acute injury or trauma. Preoperative evaluation and post- operative management is emphasized, as well as the utilization of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) approach.

MTSU 819 Clinical Clerkship: Urologic Surgery I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with urologic surgeons. Students will develop skills in patient evaluation, including the use of the intravenous pyelogram, renal scan and cystoscopy. Students will become familiar with renal failure, cancerous and tumorous conditions, impotence, sexually transmitted diseases, and urologic emergencies. Emphasis is on surgical evaluation and provision of follow-up care.

MTSU 820 Clinical Clerkship: Pain Management 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
This four-week clerkship allows students to work with anesthesiologists specializing in pain management. Emphasis is on patient evaluations, participation in procedures and gaining experience in managing pain from a multidisciplinary perspective.

MTSU 822 Clinical Clerkship: Spine Surgery 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
This four-week clerkship provides students with the opportunity to work with various surgical specialists in evaluating and managing patients presenting with disorders of the spine. Students assist in surgical procedures and in the provision of post- operative care.

MTSU 823 Clinical Clerkship: Transplant Surgery 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
This four-week clerkship in a tertiary care hospital allows students to gain exposure to the latest developments in various organ transplant procedures. In addition to assisting in surgeries and provision of post-operative care, special attention is given to the ethical and psychosocial issues inherent in this field.

MTSU 824 Clinical Clerkship: Pediatric Ophthalmology 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
This four-week clerkship allows students the opportunity to work with pediatric ophthalmologic surgeons. Students will evaluate pediatric and adolescent patients presenting with visual problems, assist in surgical procedures, and provide follow-up care in the inpatient and clinic/office setting.

MTSU 825 Clinical Clerkship: Urological Oncology 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
This four-week clerkship provides students with the opportunity to work with urologic surgeons specializing in treating malignant disorders of the genitourinary system. Emphasis is on surgical evaluation, assisting in procedures and providing follow-up care.

MTSU 826 Clinical Clerkship: General Surgery I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships acquaint students with the specialty of anesthesiology. Emphasis is on preĀ­ operative and post-operative methods of assessment and management of patients undergoing anesthesia prior to surgery .Students will develop advanced skills in airway management. Risks and complications associated with general and local anesthesia are incorporated.

MTSU 826 Clinical Clerkship: General Surgery I 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to gain additional experience on a general surgery service of an approved hospital or ambulatory site. Students participate in the management of diverse surgical patients, pre-op to post-op.

MTSU 827 Clinical Clerkship: Anesthesia VI 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to work with urologic surgeons specializing in treating disorders of the genitourinary system. Emphasisis on surgical evaluation, assisting in procedures and providing follow up care.

MTSU 828 Urology VI 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to work with urologic surgeons specializing in treating disorders of the genitourinary system. Emphasis is on surgical evaluation, assisting in procedures and providing follow up care.

MTSU 829 Otolaryngology IV 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships allow students to work with otolaryngologic surgeons.Students will develop skills necessary to evaluate patients presenting with problems of the head, ears, nose, neck and throat Students will assist in surgeries and provide follow-up care in the hospital and clinic setting.

MTSU 830 Clinical Clerkship :Otolaryngology V 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships allow students to work with otolaryngologlc surgeons. Students will develop skills necessary to evaluate patients presenting with problems of the head, ears, nose, neck and throat. Students will assist In surgeries and provide follow-up care in the hospital and clinic setting.

MTSU 831 Clinical Clerkship :Otolaryngology VI 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships allow students to work with otolaryngologlc surgeons. Students will develop skills necessary to evaluate patients presenting with problems of the head, ears, nose, neck and throat. Students will assist In surgeries and provide follow-up care in the hospital and clinic setting.

MTSU 832 Clfnlcal Clerkship: Orthopedics V 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with orthopedic surgeons. Students will develop skills necessary to perform pre-operative patient evaluations, assist in surgical procedures and provide post-operative care in the inpatient and clinic setting. A wide variety of general and subspecialty orthopedics is available.

MTSU 833 Clinical Clerkship: Anesthesiology II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships acquaint students with the specialty of anesthesiology. Emphasis is on pre- operative and post-operative methods of assessment and management of patients undergoing anesthesia prior to surgery. Students will develop advanced skills in airway management. Risks and complications associated with general and local anesthesia are incorporated.

MTSU 834 Clinical Clerkship: Surgical Icu II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to work in surgical intensive care units.

MTSU 835 Clinical Clerkship: Orthopedics V! 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with orthopedic surgeons. Students will develop skills necessary to perform pre-operative patient evaluations, assist in surgical procedures and provide post-operative care in the inpatient and clinic setting. A wide variety of general and subspecialty orthopedics is available.

MTSU 836 Clinical Clerkship: General Surgery II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to gain additional experience on a general surgery service of an approved hospital or ambulatory site. Students participate in the management of diverse surgical patients, pre-op to post-op.

MTSU 836 General Surgery (II) 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week elective clerkships provide students with an opportunity to gain additional experience on a general surgery service of an approved hospital or ambulatory site. Students participate in the management of diverse surgical patients, pre-op to post-op.

MTSU 837 Clinical Clerkship: Gynecologic Surgery II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med


MTSU 838 Clinical Clerkship: Ophthalmology V 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with ophthalmologic surgeons. Students will develop the skills necessary to evaluate patients presenting with vision problems,assist in surgical procedures and provide follow-up care in the inpatient and clinic setting.

MTSU 839 Clinical Clerkship: Neurosurgery II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with hospital-based neurosurgeons. Students will gain increased understanding of clinical neuroanatomy and the pathophysiology of brain injury. Emphasis is on pre- operative evaluation, surgical evaluation, and post- operative patient management.

MTSU 840 Clinical Clerkship: Ophthalmology II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with ophthalmologic surgeons. Students will develop the skills necessary to evaluate patients presenting with vision problems, assist in surgical procedures and provide follow-up care in the inpatient and clinic setting.

MTSU 841 Clinical Clerkship: Orthopedic Surgery II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with orthopedic surgeons. Students will develop skills necessary to perform pre-operative patient evaluations, assist in surgical procedures and provide post-operative care in the inpatient and clinic setting. A wide variety of general and subspecialty orthopedics is available.

MTSU 842 Clinical Clerkship: Otolaryngology II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships allow students to work with otolaryngologic surgeons. Students will develop skills necessary to evaluate patients presenting with problems of the head, ears, nose, neck and throat. Students will assist in surgeries and provide follow-up care in the hospital and clinic setting.

MTSU 843 Clinical Clerkship: Plastic Surgery II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships acquaint students with the broad scope of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Students will be exposed to the surgical management of major types of congenital and acquired deformities as well as elective cosmetic procedures. Students participate in pre-operative evaluation and post- operative care.

MTSU 844 Clin Clerk: Ophthalmology VI 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with ophthalmologic surgeons. Students will develop the skills necessary to evaluate patients presenting with vision problems, assist in surgical procedures and provide follow-up care in the inpatient and clinic setting.

MTSU 845 Clinical Clerkship: Surgical Oncology II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to work with hospital-based oncologic surgeons. Emphasis is on developing skills in evaluating patients presenting with malignant disorders, assisting in surgeries, and providing post-operative care.

MTSU 846 Clinical Clerkship: Surgery III (Sub-Internship) 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to serve as a sub-intern on a general surgery service of an approved teaching hospital. Students participate in the management of diverse surgical patients, from admission to discharge. The major purpose of the rotation is to facilitate the transition from student clerk to intern.

MTSU 847 Clinical Clerkship: Thoracic/Vascular Surgery II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity for exposure to the broad range of cardiac surgery. Students will gain increased understanding of the physiology of the cardiopulmonary system and its clinical application. Students participate in the pre-operative evaluation and postoperative management of patients undergoing open heart surgery as well as thoracic and peripheral vascular surgery. Invasive and noninvasive vascular testing of arterial and venous problems are incorporated.

MTSU 848 Clinical Clerkship: Trauma Surgery II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with broadbased exposure to the management of trauma patients. Students will gain increased understanding of the pathophysiology of acute injury, surgical stress, shock, infection, and complications common to patients sustaining acute injury or trauma. Preoperative evaluation and post- operative management is emphasized, as well as the utilization of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) approach.

MTSU 849 Clinical Clerkship: Urologic Surgery II 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with urologic surgeons. Students will develop skills in patient evaluation, including the use of the intravenous pyelogram, renal scan and cystoscopy. Students will become familiar with renal failure, cancerous and tumorous conditions, impotence, sexually transmitted diseases, and urologic emergencies. Emphasis is on surgical evaluation and provision of follow-up care.

MTSU 863 Clinical Clerkship: Anesthesiology III 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships acquaint students with the specialty of anesthesiology. Emphasis is on pre- operative and post-operative methods of assessment and management of patients undergoing anesthesia prior to surgery. Students will develop advanced skills in airway management. Risks and complications associated with general and local anesthesia are incorporated.

MTSU 869 Clinical Clerkship: Neurosurgery III 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with hospital-based neurosurgeons. Students will gain increased understanding of clinical neuroanatomy and the pathophysiology of brain injury. Emphasis is on pre- operative evaluation, surgical evaluation, and post- operative patient management.

MTSU 870 Clinical Clerkship: Ophthalmology III 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with ophthalmologic surgeons. Students will develop the skills necessary to evaluate patients presenting with vision problems, assist in surgical procedures and provide follow-up care in the inpatient and clinic setting.

MTSU 871 Clinical Clerkship: Orthopedic Surgery III 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with orthopedic surgeons. Students will develop skills necessary to perform pre-operative patient evaluations, assist in surgical procedures and provide post-operative care in the inpatient and clinic setting. A wide variety of general and subspecialty orthopedics is available.

MTSU 872 Clinical Clerkship: Otolaryngology III 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships allow students to work with otolaryngologic surgeons. Students will develop skills necessary to evaluate patients presenting with problems of the head, ears, nose, neck and throat. Students will assist in surgeries and provide follow-up care in the hospital and clinic setting.

MTSU 876 Clinical Clerkship: Surgery IV (Sub-Internship) 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to serve as a sub-intern on a general surgery service of an approved teaching hospital. Students participate in the management of diverse surgical patients, from admission to discharge. The major purpose of the rotation is to facilitate the transition from student clerk to intern.

MTSU 879 Clinical Clerkship: Urologic Surgery III 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with urologic surgeons. Students will develop skills in patient evaluation, including the use of the intravenous pyelogram, renal scan and cystoscopy. Students will become familiar with renal failure, cancerous and tumorous conditions, impotence, sexually transmitted diseases, and urologic emergencies. Emphasis is on surgical evaluation and provision of follow-up care.

MTSU 891 Clinical Clerkship: Orthopedic Surgery IV 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with orthopedic surgeons. Students will develop skills necessary to perform pre-operative patient evaluations, assist in surgical procedures and provide post-operative care in the inpatient and clinic setting. A wide variety of general and subspecialty orthopedics is available.

MTSU 893 Clinical Clerkship: Anesthesiology IV 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
This four week clerkship acquaints students with the specialty of anesthesiology. Emphasis is on pre and post operative methods of assessment and management of patients undergoing anesthesia prior to surgery. Students will develop advanced skills in airway management. Risks and complications associated with general and local anesthesia are incorporated.

MTSU 896 Clinical Clerkship: Surgery V (Sub-Internship) 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to serve as a sub-intern on a general surgery service of an approved teaching hospital. Students participate in the management of diverse surgical patients, from admission to discharge. The major purpose of the rotation is to facilitate the transition from student clerk to intern.

MTSU 897 Clinical Clerkship: Surgery VI 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to serve as a sub-intern on a general surgery service of an approved teaching hospital. Students participate in the management of diverse surgical patients, from admission to discharge. The major purpose of the rotation is to facilitate the transition from student clerk to intern.

MTSU 897 Surgery Sub-l(VI) 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week elective clerkships provide students with an opportunity to serve as a sub-intern on a general surgery service of an approved teaching hospital. Students participate in the management of diverse surgical patients, pre-op to post-op.

MTSU 898 Clinical Clerkship: Surgery VII 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with the opportunity to serve as a sub-intern on a general surgery service of an approved teaching hospital. Students participate in the management of diverse surgical patients, from admission to discharge. The major purpose of the rotation is to facilitate the transition from student clerk to intern.

MTSU 899 Clinical Clerkship: Neurosurgery IV 4.00 College of Osteopathic Med
These four-week clerkships provide students with an opportunity to work with hospital-based neurosurgeons. Students will gain increased understanding of clinical neuroanatomy and the pathophysiology of brain injury. Emphasis is on pre- operative evaluation, surgical evaluation, and post- operative patient management.