Otolaryngology (OT)

OT 0302 - Otolaryngology Career Exploration

Credit(s): 1-2 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

This course may be used to register for Otolaryngology career exploration The location of the experience may be at a SLU SOM affiliate or at another health care institution.

OT 0303 - Otolaryngology self-designed Career Exploration

Credit(s): 1-2 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

OT 0401 - Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

Credit(s): 2-12 Credits

During this course, the student will make daily rounds, attend operative and clinic sessions, and attend academic meetings including Grand Rounds, Head and Neck Tumor Conference, and the Basic Science Lecture Series in otolaryngology. Clinical responsibilities include performing clinic and pre-operative physical examinations and assisting in the operating room. Students will be required to follow and write notes on patients they observe in the operating room or see as consults. Students will be expected to be present for patient care occurring on weekend rounds including any rounding and surgery. The Curriculum Management Committee policy on absences will be strictly enforced. ***Students will NOT be granted time off for interviews or taking Step 2.

OT 0402 - Pediatric Ears, Nose and Throat

Credit(s): 1-8 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Welcome to the otolaryngology rotation. The Pediatric Otolaryngology division includes 3 full-time faculty, 6 part-time faculty, and 2 nurse practitioners. The faculty divide time between the clinic and the operating room. Rotating medical students will spend their time primarily in the outpatient clinics but are invited to observe in the operating room if interested. The clinic provides an opportunity to see a variety of otolaryngologic problems while improving diagnostic and procedural skills. Learning objectives include: 1. Understand the morbidity of hearing loss, intervention strategies, and the pediatrician's and other specialists' roles in prevention, recognition and management. 2. Understand the pediatrician's role in preventing otolaryngologic disease and dysfunction through screening and counseling. 3. Differentiate normal otolaryngologic conditions from abnormal ones 4. Diagnose and manage common otolaryngological conditions that generally do not require referral.

OT 0901 - Otolaryngology Direct Patient Care

Credit(s): 1-12 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

This course may be used to register for an Otolaryngology elective. The elective experience must fulfill the requirements for a reading elective. The location of the experience may be at a SLU SOM affiliate or at another health care institution.

OT 0903 - Otolaryngology Research

Credit(s): 1-12 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

This course may be used to register for an Otolaryngology elective. The elective experience must fulfill the requirements for a reading elective. The location of the experience may be at a SLU SOM affiliate or at another health care institution.