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

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Offered by: Surgery     Degree: Master of Science

Program Requirements

The M.Sc. in Experimental Surgery, Concentration in Surgical Education, provides a foundation in surgical education practice and research. The program highlights the unique teaching and learning environment of surgery coupled with a basis in educational theory, curricular design, and implementation. A major emphasis of this program is surgical educational research with the elaboration, designs, implementation, and analysis of a research project founded in best practices of educational research. The research project may encompass, but is not limited to, surgical stimulation, technical skills acquisition, surgical technology, and assessment.

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 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • EDPH 689 Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Collegial) : Students will develop an understanding of teaching and learning as a process in which instruction is based on the learning to be accomplished. Students will design, develop, and evaluate a university course of their choice, and will develop facility and confidence in using teaching methods appropriate to their domains.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Dianne Bateman (Fall) Dianne Bateman (Winter) Dianne Bateman (Summer)

    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the third lecture day and withdrawal is the sixth lecture day.

  • EXSU 603 Skills Acquisition and Performance (3 credits)

    Offered by: Surgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Surgery : This course will explore educational theory on skills acquisition and expertise. The best practices in skills teaching and learning. The use of performance metrics and skills assessment. The use of simulation and other technology for skills acquisition and assessment. The link between skill and outcome. The course is given on campus but learners who are off campus may be allowed to join as distance learners.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Kevin J Lachapelle (Fall)

    • Since course is interactive, enrollment is capped at 12.

  • 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 2018

    Instructors: Maria Petropavlovskaya, Axel Thomson (Winter)

    • 2 hours/week

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

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

3 credits from the following:

  • EDPE 575 Statistics for Practitioners (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Understanding and interpreting basic statistical procedures used in basic and applied research, including graphs, measures of central tendency and variability, hypothesis testing, and correlations, t-tests, and basic ANOVA designs.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Michael L Hoover (Winter)

  • EDPE 637 Issues in Health Professions Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : An overview of health professions education issues, including: learning and assessment in the clinical setting, medical core competencies, design, delivery and evaluation of health professions education programs, organization & management of health professions education programs and systems, organizational change and leadership, clinical reasoning and decision making, interdisciplinary education.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: Linda Snell (Summer)

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Elena Dragomir (Fall)

    • 2 hours/week

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

And:

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

Depending on their individual backgrounds, students may be asked by their Research Advisory Committee to take additional courses.

Faculty of Medicine—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 23, 2017) (disclaimer)