ELECT EANEA - 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 1
COURSE CODES: EANEA(4 week code) -EANEB (2 week code)
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
Attend at least one lecture on APS during their rotation
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