Course Detail
2.0 - 10.0
Course Components:
A two to four week clinical rotation designed to introduce the student to the clinical specialty of anesthesiology. The clinical component of the rotation is comprised of observation and of participation in the care of patients at the University Hospital Operating Rooms, Labor and Delivery Suite, Preoperative Outpatient Clinic, and the Pain Management Center. Didactic activities include weekly conferences, case presentations and discussions, outside reading, and the simulation of intraoperative emergencies at the Center for Patient Simulation. In addition to training in practical clinical skills such as management of the airway and gaining access to and supporting the circulation, students will also be introduced to the clinical science of anesthesiology and critical care as it relates to the medical management of the surgical patient.