Oral Surgery (SUR 805) - Raj Khanna, MD


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Oral Surgery (SUR 805) - Raj Khanna, MD

  1. 1. ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY SUR 805Course Title, Department, & Number: SUR 805, ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERYCourse credit or length: 4 WeeksCourse director and contact information (office phone and e-mail):ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIALSURGERY COMPONENT- Dr. Raj Khanna, 304.691.1200; rkhanna@marshall.edu;Course coordinator and contact information (office phone and e-mail):Vicki Cartmel, 304.691.1280; cartmel@marshall.eduCourse location: Cabell Huntington Hospital; St. Mary’s Hospital; VABrief Course Description: The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery elective will acquaint the senior medical student with to thenature and scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery. The course will enable students to better understand the basicclinical diagnosis from signs and symptoms of diseases common to the oral cavity. Students will also be exposed to pre-operative and post-operative approach to the evaluation and management of oral health patients.Institutional ObjectivePatient Care - Students must demonstrate the ability to provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, andeffective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health. Course Objective The student will gain reasonable expertise in the evaluation, differential diagnosis, and management of common ambulatory orthopedic problems and present patient information concerning the patient’s condition, progress and results of laboratory and imagining studies. Outcome Measure The student will demonstrate to a faculty member on at least three patients the ability to screen, 2) orally demonstrate to a faculty member knowledge on risk factors for caries (socioeconomic status, diet, hygiene, etc.), 3) demonstrate to a faculty member on at least three patient cases the ability to screen for oral malignancy and periodontal, 4) orally demonstrate to a faculty member the risk factors for malignancy (smoking, tobacco/alcohol use) and periodontal diseases and squelae, 5) orally identify to a faculty member the common mucosal disease and, 6) orally demonstrate to a faculty member on at least three patient cases outpatient anesthesia and monitoring techniques. The student will also make a formal case presentation to the faculty member and peers at the end of the rotation. (See grading section for detail.) The student will also be required to demonstrate knowledge of each of the items above on an on-line exam. Course Objective Students will be able to discuss classification of facial fractures with treatment modalities. Outcome Measure The student will orally demonstrate to faculty an understanding of the classification of facial fractures with treatment modalities. The student’s knowledge will also be tested on the final examination.Institutional ObjectiveProfessionalism- Students must demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities and anadherence to ethical principles. Course Objective 1
  2. 2. The student must behave in an ethical, responsible, reliable and dependable manner. Outcome Measure The student will be directly observed by faculty to determine ethical behavior, reliability and level of dependability of the student.ATTENDANCEIf at any time the medical student is unable to meet their clinical responsibilities they must notify their Clinical FacultyPreceptor and the Department of Surgery at 691-1280 during working hours Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Allabsenteeism will be required to be made up and students will be required to make up two days for every one daymissed. If a student misses 2 or more unexcused days, the student will be required to reschedule the entire rotation.Request for an excused absence must be submitted in writing at least one week in advance via the Student Scheduler tothe course coordinator. The request will be reviewed by the course director who will either grant or deny the request.Excused absences will not be retroactively granted.Attendance at Surgical Grand Rounds and Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference is mandatory with theexception of being assigned to the operating room by your preceptor. Unexcused absences will result in one extracase presentation for each absence. STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE WEEKLY JOURNAL CLUB MEETING.Self-Directed LearningAs a medical student, you are encouraged to use any unstructured time as a time to read about your patients, researchquestions that arise during the day, prepare for case conferences, and prepare for student-faculty rounds. Preceptorshave been specifically asked to look for evidence that you have read articles and books between clinic sessions. Use thistime to build your knowledge of medicine and learn from your patients.ASSESSMENT METHODSMid Point EvaluationIn accordance with LCME standard ED-30, the Course Director will evaluate student performance at mid-point to reviewthe student’s professional, clinical and academic performance up to that point. The formative evaluation must bereviewed with the student and the student will have an opportunity to discuss with the Course Director. The form mustbe signed by the student and returned to the Course Director. The Course Director shall then forward a copy of the formto the Office of Academic Affairs. The form will NOT however be included in the student’s official academic record. Fortwo week rotations, the faculty will provide oral feedback at the end of the first week.On-Line Final Examination- 50%A final on-line exam will be given at the end of the rotation. Study material and readings will be assigned at thebeginning of the rotation and students are encouraged to read the material early in the course. Students must score atleast 70% to pass the on-line exam. Passage of the examination is a requirement for passage of the course – irrespectiveof the student’s performance on other components of this course. The exam will be 50 questions and must bescheduled at least one week in advance by the student contacting Kelly Webster Fuller at 304.691.1743. Students mayretest one (1) time only and must retake the examination within two weeks. An unsuccessful second attempt will resultin failure of the course, irrespective of other academic or clinical performance.Students who are unable to retest within the required two week period must submit a written request to the CourseDirector to be granted permission to delay the retake. The Course Director will decide if the request is acceptable andnotify the student of whether the request is granted. The Course Director’s decision may be appealed to theDepartment Chair whose decision is final.Case Presentation- 25%The student will be required to give a 10-15 minute case presentation at a pre-arranged time during their clinicalrotation. The presentation will be given to the course director and medical students. Students will be notified of thedate and time of their presentation one week in advance. The course director will assess the presentation and assign a
  3. 3. percentage score. See Case Presentation Form under General Information for grading details.http://musom.marshall.edu/students/senior-handbook/SUR744.aspPreceptor Evaluation- 25%Grading A= 90-100% B= 80-89% C= 70-79% F= below 70%The preceptors’ evaluation will be based upon, but are not limited to, the following factors: • Attendance and participation in tutorials • Conference attendance • Maturity and Professionalism • Oral Case Presentation/Patient Workup • Participation in call • Participation in Clinic and OR Hours • The demonstration of basic knowledge of patient care during clinicEach Assessment Component listed above (on-line final, case presentation and preceptor evaluation) must be passed inorder to successfully complete the course.MUJCESOM Policies: All medical students taking this course will comply with School of Medicine policies given at http://musom.marshall.edu/students/policies.Individual policies can be found at the following websites:Student Infectious Material Exposure:http://musom.marshall.edu/ups/postexposure.aspMS-IV Attendance:https://musom.marshall.edu/students/documents/policies/Yr4attendence.pdfAcademic Dishonesty Policy:https://musom.marshall.edu/students/documents/policies/Standards-of-Professionalism-and-Honor-Code.pdfAcademic Standards Policy:https://musom.marshall.edu/students/documents/Policies/ASC-FINAL-POLICY.pdfPolicy for Students with Disabilities:https://musom.marshall.edu/students/documents/Guidelines.pdfUniversity Computing Services’ Acceptable Use Policy:http://www.marshall.edu/ucs/CS/accptuse.aspAffirmative Action Policy:pp. 16-17http://www.marshall.edu/catalog/Graduate/S2008/gr_sp08.pdfInclement Weather Policy:https://musom.marshall.edu/students/documents/policies/MUSOM-Inclement-Weather-Policy.pdfNotification of delays and cancellations of classes are posted on the Medical Education Home Page when MarshallUniversity Main Campus is not in sessionhttps://musom.marshall.edu/weatherRequired Reading: Essentials of Surgical Specialities, 3rd Edition, Peter Lawrence, MD 3