Gabriela Mendez, D.P.M., Asst. Professor
This course will expose the podiatric medical student to various introductory aspects of foot surgery such as charting and informed consent, wound healing, wound closure, bone healing, tendon, ligament, nerve healing and repair as well as various technical aspects of surgery such as hemostatic techniques, dressing and a comprehensive overview of the principles and techniques of modern anesthesia.
- To expose the podiatric medical student to various surgical techniques such as wound healing, bone healing, nerve, tendon and ligament healing and repair as well as charting and record keeping techniques.
- To expose the podiatric medical student to the principles, techniques and medicines commonly employed in anesthesia.
To allow the podiatric medical student to learn the various techniques in lower extremity surgery, to expose the podiatric medical student to the specialty and principles of anesthesia, as well as charting and order writing in order to be prepared to function in the Department of Surgery during the junior and senior years, as well as in the hospital setting.