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VA Maryland Health Care System

 

Goals and Objectives for Off-Service Rotations

Anesthesia

The resident will receive supervised practical experience in the following;

  • Preoperative evaluation
  • Assessment of the effects of behavioral and pharmacologic techniques
  • Venipuncture technique
  • Patient monitoring
  • Airway management
  • Understanding the use of pharmacologic agents
  • Recognition and treatment of anesthetic emergencies
  • Assessment of patient recovery from anesthesia

Primary Care Medicine

The resident will receive supervised practical experience in the following;

  • Obtaining and interpreting the patient's chief complaint, medical and social history, and review of systems.
  • Obtaining and interpreting clinical and other diagnostic data from other health care providers.
  • Using the services of clinical, medical, and pathology laboratories.
  • Performing a history and physical evaluation and collecting other data in order to establish a medical assessment.