Surgery Internship


Internship experience that allows for direct patient contact to evaluate, diagnose, monitor, treat, and educate patients under the direct supervision of a licensed medical practitioner. A minimum of 48 hours/week and a maximum of 80 hours/week with overnight and weekend calls may be required. OR exposure and pre- and post-op patient encounters are required to demonstrate clinical competency. Experience in applying the knowledge learned in the didactic year to the clinical setting is essential to learning the practice of medicine. Placement options are determined by the program. 4 Credits (0 Lecture - 20 Internship) Prerequisite(s): PHA303 and PHA352 and PHA353 and PHA359 and PHA362 and PHA371 and PHA372 and PHA380.