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Advanced Airway Management and the Principles of Anesthetic Management


Your education during this rotation will be divided into two primary components:

  1. Supervised hands-on participation in the care of selected patients with Anesthesiology faculty.
  2. Case-based teaching conferences encompassing several key topics in Anesthesia. The areas to be covered will include: Airway management, Cardiac Anesthesia, Thoracic Anesthesia, Neuroanesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, Pain Management, and Obstetrical Anesthesia.

The students will start each day at 7:00 a.m. and be assigned to an anesthesiologist who will teach anesthetic principals of the patients that they are assigned to manage. There are no night call duties and the students will be free at approximately 2:00 p.m.

Objectives: To gain competency and understanding of basic anesthetic and airway management principles in the operating room setting.

Method of evaluation: The students' grade will be based on participation in the O.R., case conferences, and a written exam at the end of the elective.

Maximum number of students: 2

Prerequisite: None

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