Jul 21, 2018  
2017-2018 catalog 
    
2017-2018 catalog

ELECT EANEA-EANEB - Clinical Correlations in Anesthesiology


ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): Evangelyn Okereke , M.D. PHONE: 318.675.7585
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 2 Weeks or 4 Weeks ADMINISTRATIVE CONTACT: Trish Kennedy
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: OR Phone: 318.626-1564, E-43
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 3 (combined total for both 2 or 4 week)
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: All except I and II
COURSE CODES: EANEA(4 week code) -EANEB (2 week code)

.5-1 credit

OBJECTIVES

 

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.

 

GOALS

 

 

        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

                Attend at least one lecture on APS during their rotation

 

READING ASSIGNMENTS

 

Stoelting RK & Miller RD, eds. Basics of Anesthesia, latest edition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOURS PER WEEK

CONF            3           HRS        WARD                     HRS        LAB                           HRS      LIBRARY                      HRS

OR       40         HRS                    CLINIC                      HRS        LECTURE         2         HRS     READING                      HRS

TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:   45              

All except blocks 1 and 2

Pass/Fail