Thoracic Surgery

Rotation: SUR 407-1

Length: 2 or 4 weeks

Goals: To gain experience in the evaluation and treatment of patients with acquired cardiovascular and thoracic problems.

Objectives: You should be able to perform initial and subsequent patient assessments, write appropriate admission and subsequent orders, and implement management and diagnostic plans for cardiac and thoracic patients.  You should gain technical skills in examination, common diagnostic and technical procedures, and operative technique.