Master of Science (M.Sc.) Experimental Surgery (Thesis): Surgical Innovation (45 credits)

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Offered by: Surgery     Degree: Master of Science

Program Requirements

The M.Sc. in Experimental Surgery, Concentration in Surgical Innovation, offers graduate-level training program in experimental surgery, leading to a Master's degree. This concentration allows for a hands-on learning experience for students to develop skills necessary to work within multi-disciplinary teams in the creation of a novel, needs driven, and marketable prototypes used in developement of novel surgical and medical devices. As such participants work in multidisclipinary teams to identify clinical needs and to innovate solutions to them.

Thesis Courses (30 credits)

  • EXSU 690 M.Sc. Research 1 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Surgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Surgery : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • EXSU 691 M.Sc. Research 2 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Surgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Surgery : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • EXSU 692 M.Sc. Research 3 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Surgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Surgery : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • EXSU 693 M.Sc. Thesis (18 credits)

    Offered by: Surgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Surgery : Written and oral presentation of thesis proposal to the research Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • EXSU 605 Biomedical Research Innovation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Surgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Surgery : Introduction to the novel and/or emerging technologies in the field of biomedical research.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: Petropavlovskaya, Maria; Thomson, Axel (Winter)

    • 2 hours/week

    • Compulsory for students in the Department of Surgery and available to others by permission of the coordinators

  • EXSU 606 Statistics for Surgical Research (3 credits)

    Offered by: Surgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Surgery : Review of statistics for surgical research.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Sampalis, John Sotirios (Fall)

    • 2 hours/week

    • Compulsory for students in the Department of Surgery and available to others by permission of the coordinators

  • EXSU 620 Surgical Innovation 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Surgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Surgery : The process of surgical innovation and acquisition of hands-on skills necessary to work within a multi-disciplinary team in the creation of a novel, need driven, and marketable prototype used in the care of the surgical patient. This is the first of a 2 part course introducing concepts and performing needs analyses.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Barralet, Jake (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructors.

    • Restriction(s): Course requires entry to surgical theatre; this is subject to hospital approval.

    • Students may be subject to interview.

    • Contact hours 46.5 , 31.5 hours lectures, 15 hours workshops and hospital visits.

    • Language of instruction: English, French available.

    • Minimum number 6, maximum 20

    • Subject to completion of medical requirements/immunization record.

    • Professional conduct and dress required at all times in hospital visits when in potential contact with patients.

  • EXSU 621 Surgical Innovation 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Surgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Surgery : This course builds on key concepts and needs screening delivered and generated in EXSU 620 to develop hands-on skills necessary to work within a multi-disciplinary team in the creation of a novel, need driven, and marketable prototype used in the care of the surgical patient.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: Barralet, Jake (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): EXSU 620

    • Restriction(s): Course requires entry to surgical theatre, this is subject to hospital approval.

    • Students may be subject to interview.

    • Contact hours 47 consisting of 23 hours lectures, 24 hours hospital visits and presentation.

    • Language of instruction: English, French available.

    • Minimum number 6, maximum 20.

    • Subject to completion of medical requirements/immunization record.

    • Professional conduct and dress required at all times in hospital visits when in potential contact with patients.

Complementary Courses (3 credits)

3 credits, taken from 500-, 600-, or 700-level courses in consultation with the Research Advisory Committee.

Faculty of Medicine—2016-2017 (last updated Aug. 26, 2016) (disclaimer)
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