2022-2023 Academic Catalog

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Otolaryngology (OTOL)

OTOL 6660 -  Otolaryngology Career Elective  (1 Credit)  

The Career Elective in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery will provide diverse sub-specialty clinical and operative exposure with physician specialists who diagnose and treat disorders of the ears, nose, throat and related structures of the head and neck.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

OTOL 8000 -  Advanced Otolaryngology  (8-16 Credits)  

4 or 6 wks. Max:3. Recommended for students considering an ENT career. Offers in-depth clinical and operative exposure. Also useful for those seeking primary care to further hone head and neck exam skills and treatment of ENT pathology.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Repeatable. Max Credits: 16.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

OTOL 8050 -  Otolaryngology (ENT)  (4 Credits)  

Patient care in relation to head and neck - ear, nose and throat ailments. Students will experience both outpatient and inpatient interactions. Will see procedures in clinic as well as in the operating room and participate in rounds at the hospital.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

OTOL 8100 -  OTOL Elective Away  (4-8 Credits)  

This Otolaryngology elective will be held at a site in Colorado, another state, or internationally. Students must obtain departmental approval one month prior to the start. Additionally, international sites must be preapproved by Student Affairs. Offered 2 or 4 weeks.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 8.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

OTOL 8600 -  Research Otolaryngology  (4-24 Credits)  

4-12 wks. Objectives: 1) work in supervised environment to gain appreciation for research design, criticism and statistical analysis: 2) complete research project with potential to publish in peer-reviewed journal. Prereq: Prior approval from Associate Dean and course director required to register.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 24.

OTOL 8630 -  OTOL Research Away  (4-16 Credits)  

This Otolaryngology research elective will be held at a site in Colorado, another state, or internationally. Students must obtain departmental approval one month prior to the start. Additionally, international sites must be preapproved by Student Affairs. Offered 2, 4, 6 or 8 weeks.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 16.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.