Orthopaedics (4 weeks) [PA 308] 4 credits (View All)
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Exposes students to common orthopedic conditions/injuries in settings such as inpatient medicine floors, outpatient clinics, operating rooms, and other multiservice centers. Student will learn to diagnose common orthopedic conditions/injuries by examination and/or radiographic means. Students will gain exposure in performing musculoskeletal/joint examinations. Each student will develop skills to stabilize and treat common orthopedic injuries and distinguish among elective, non-emergent, and emergent scenarios. Students will also learn and practice techniques used to rehabilitate common orthopaedic conditions/injuries.