ELECT EANEA-EANEB - Clinical Correlations in Anesthesiology
ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): Hoa Luu, M.D. PHONE: 318.675.7585
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 2 Weeks or 4 Weeks ADMINISTRATIVE CONTACT: Trish Lemmons
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: OR Phone: 318.675.5482, E-43
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 2 MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 1
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: All except I and II
COURSE CODES: EANEA -EANEB
The medical student will be exposed to:
• Techniques of preoperative evaluation to recognize those patients and situations that pose an increased anesthetic risk;
• Optimal preoperative therapy for such patients to minimize this risk;
• The characteristics of commonly used anesthetic agents and techniques and their risks and complications, and;
• The principles and skills involved in airway management, intraoperative fluid therapy, and the proper use of intraoperative monitors.
To be able to intubate patients from pre-op to intubation and be able to evaluate patient for potential risk factors.
SPECIFIC DUTIES OF SENIOR STUDENTS
A student will be assigned to a full-time mentor. Under his/her guidance, the student will evaluate a patient, design an anesthetic, conduct the anesthetic, and evaluate the patient’s postoperative care. As more skill and understanding is gained, more responsibility for the care of the patient will be delegated.
One week - OB One week - Neuro
One week - Cardiac Thoracic & Vascular surgery One week - Peds/Regional
Participate at least once a week in Simulation lab
Stoelting RK & Miller RD, eds. Basics of Anesthesia, latest edition.
All except blocks 1 and 2