Surgery 464: Surgery in Malawi, Africa
Course Number: Surgery 464
Course Title: Surgery in Malawi, Africa
Who can Participate?: 4th year Medical Students
Course description: Takes place in Malawi. Clinical, Research
Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the health care system in a resource-poor setting. 2. Appreciate the value of clinical findings and clinical skills in surgical practice in the absence of diagnostic aids. 3. Delineate the role of surgeons in global public health. 4. Improve surgical skills and operative skills with attending-led supervision.
Learning activities: Conferences, rounds, physical exam, On call optional, Observe procedures, perform procedures with supervision
Evaluation: Interview patients/Take history, Participate in conferences, Develop differential diagnosis, Presentation/Patient presentation
Requirements: By permission only.
Course Director: Anthony Charles.