EXSU 620 Surgical Innovation 1 (3 credits)

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Offered by: Surgery (Faculty of Medicine)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Experimental Surgery : The process of surgical innovation and acquisition of hands-on skills necessary to work within a multi-disciplinary team in the creation of a novel, need driven, and marketable prototype used in the care of the surgical patient. This is the first of a 2 part course introducing concepts and performing needs analyses.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Barralet, Jake (Fall)

  • Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructors.

  • Restriction(s): Course requires entry to surgical theatre; this is subject to hospital approval.

  • Students may be subject to interview.

  • Contact hours 46.5 , 31.5 hours lectures, 15 hours workshops and hospital visits.

  • Language of instruction: English, French available.

  • Minimum number 6, maximum 20

  • Subject to completion of medical requirements/immunization record.

  • Professional conduct and dress required at all times in hospital visits when in potential contact with patients.

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