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Courses in Neurosurgery (NSU)

Upper Division

199. Special Study in Neurosurgery for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: advanced undergraduate standing with consent of instructor. Students may participate in ongoing neurosurgical projects or may pursue and design independent projects. (P/NP grading only.)

Graduate

299. Neurosurgery Research (3-12)

Prerequisite: graduate student with consent of instructor. Student may participate in ongoing neurosurgical projects or may pursue and design independent projects. (S/U grading only.)

Professional

451. Neurosurgical Critical Care Clerkship (3)

Clinical activity—full time (2 weeks). Prerequisite: third- or fourth-year medical student having completed a neurosurgical clerkship or consent of instructor. Students participate in the care of neurosurgical patients in the NSICU and in the admission and surgical management of patients admitted through the Emergency Room. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

455. Clinical Pediatric Neurosurgery (6)

Clinical activity—full time (4 weeks). Prerequisite: third- or fourth-year medical students who have satisfactorily completed course 460; consent of instructor. Admission and follow-up of pediatric patients. Neurological history, examination, and diagnostic procedures are emphasized. Students will participate in surgical procedures and are required to attend all pediatric neurosurgery conferences. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Pang

460. Clinical Neurosurgery (6-18)

Clinical activity—full time (3 days per unit; 4 weeks minimum). Prerequisite: third- and fourth-year medical students; consent of instructor. Approved for graduate degree credit. Admission and follow-up of patients. Neurological history, examination and further diagnostic procedures emphasized. Students participate in meaningful aspects of surgical procedures and attend listed conferences, rounds, and seminars. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

464. Externship (6-18)

Clinical activity—full time (4-12 weeks). Prerequisite: fourth-year medical student having completed a neurosurgical clerkship or consent of instructor. Clerkship in neurosurgery to be arranged at another institution with accredited residency program in neurosurgery under proper supervision. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

470. Advanced Clinical Neurosurgery (6-18)

Clinical activity—full time (4-12 weeks). Prerequisite: fourth-year medical student in good academic standing. Student will function as acting intern on neurosurgery service. Admission and management of patients. Neurological history, examination, diagnostic procedures, and surgical management are emphasized. Students participate in meaningful aspects of surgical procedures and attend required conferences and rounds. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

480. Insights in Neurosurgery (1-3)

Clinical activity—3 to 9 hours. Prerequisite: first- and second-year medical students in good academic standing; consent of instructor. Observation of neurosurgical care in emergency room, operating room and hospital floors, including manner of treatment of a variety of chronic and acute neurological diseases. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

499. Neurosurgery Research (1-18)

Prerequisite: medical student with consent of instructor. Student may participate in ongoing neurosurgical projects or may pursue and design independent projects. (H/P/F grading only.)

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