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College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MPA 616 - Surgery Preceptorship

4.00 credits.
Students will complete a 4-week community based clinical preceptorship designed to enhance student competence in the care of the surgical patient in pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative settings. Students will become familiar with a variety of common surgical conditions, providing adequate patient education about his/her surgical condition, and recognizing potential complications. Students will observe and assist in surgical procedures, giving them the experience necessary to evaluate and refer patients for surgical treatment. However, emphasis will not be placed on the meticulous details surrounding completion of any specific surgical procedures.  *Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of all didactic coursework.