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Surgery, Faculty of Medicine

SURG: Surgery

SURG 430 (8) Surgery
Post-operative care of patients, evaluation of pre-operative patients, mastery of technical skills for common ward procedures, assessing ambulatory patients and assisting in the operating room. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
SURG 500 (4) Experimental Surgery
Lectures and seminars dealing with the selected application of surgical techniques in biological investigation. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
SURG 501 (4) Surgical Methodology in Research
Seminars with the laboratory preparation of advanced procedures used in modern physiological and surgical research. Courses 502 to 511 consist of a series of two-year courses common to all branches of surgery (core). This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: Plus lectures structured for selected major disciplines in surgery.
SURG 502 (2) Surgical Core - POS Series
The basic principles of surgery common to all branches of surgery. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
SURG 504 (4) Advanced General Surgery I
Fundamental concepts in general surgery. Given in alternate years. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
SURG 505 (4) Advanced General Surgery II
The second year of the above program. Given in alternate years. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
SURG 510 (3) Surgical Care in International Health
Online course. Foundation to international surgery. The discussion of the global burden of unmet surgical needs and a professional response in low and middle income regions of the world. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
SURG 512 (3) Global Disability: A Surgical Care Mandate
Online course. Relationship of surgery to preventing and treating disabling impairments in lower income countries. Focus will be on sensory impairments (blindness and deafness) and physical impairment. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: SURG 510.
SURG 514 (3) Surgical Care in Humanitarian Disaster Response
Online course. Examines response to humanitarian disasters. Includes case models of surgical care responses and strategies to move from relief to recovery. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
SURG 518 (3) Surgical Care in Canada's Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities with Global Comparisons
Online Course. Critiques the current and historical provision of surgical care services to indigenous communities in Canada and globally. Examines challenges and opportunities confronting both the clinician and the service delivery system, embracing lessons learned from these communities. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: SURG 510.
SURG 542 (3) Directed Study in Global Surgical Care
Online course. Literature review of a global surgical care topic chosen in consultation with an advisor. Includes analysis of existing literature and research, and identification of gaps in current knowledge. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: All of SURG 510, SURG 512, SURG 514.
SURG 548 (2-4) c Seminar in Surgery
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
SURG 549 (6-18) c M.Sc. Thesis
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
SURG 560 (6) Global Surgical Care Field Practicum
Online Course with a four to eight week on-site field placement. Proposal development, implementation and high-level written report of a surgical care field practicum in an underserved location globally, producing practical "on-the-ground" skills This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: All of SURG 510, SURG 512, SURG 514, SPPH 540.

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