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Educational Schedule Overview 2015 - 2016

The text used in the curriculum are:

Clinical Anesthesiology referred to as Lange Miller's Anesthesia

June/July

New Resident Orientation 
Lange chapters 4-15

Topics:
The Anesthesia Machine           
Airway Management                          
Patient Monitors                                                                                  
Inhalational Agents                            
Non-Volatile Anesthetics                   
Neuromuscular Blockers 
Cholinesterase Inhibitors                   
Anticholinergics                                   
Adrenergic Agonists & Antagonists 
Hypotensive Agents                            
Local Anesthetics                                                
Anesthesia Adjuncts                                                           
Position and Operative Nerve Injuries                                                       
Breathing Systems

Cumulative Exam for first 15 Chapters 
OMM 
Professionalism

August

Maternal & Fetal Physiology & Anesthesia – Lange Chp 42; Miller Chp 58 
Obstetric Anesthesia – Lange Chp 43; Miller Chp 58 
Spinal, Epidural, & Caudal Blocks – Lange Chp 16 
Pediatric Anesthesia – Lange Chp 44; Miller Chp 59, 60 
Bi-monthly Journal Club 
OMM
Crises Management/Simulation 
M&M 
MANDATORY In-Service Exam (8/1/15)
Professionalism

September

Management of Fluid/Electrolyte Disturbances – Lange Chp 28; Miller Chp 46 
Fluid Management and Transfusion – Lange Chp 29; Miller Chp 46, 47 
Acid-Base Balance – Lange Chp 30; Miller Chp 41,46 
OMM 
Crises Management/ Simulation 
M&M 
Research Paper (case) Proposal Due by PGY-2, PGY-3, PGY- 4 
Quarterly Resident Review 
Professionalism

October

Anesthesia for Trauma Patient – Lange Chp 41; Miller Chp 63 
Anesthetic Complications – Lange Chp 47; Miller Chp 24, 28, 29 
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – Lange Chp 48; Miller Chp 78 
Bi-monthly Journal Club 
OMM 
Crises Management/ Simulation 
M&M 
Professionalism 
ASA Presentations

November

Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery – Lange Chp 38 
Anesthesia for Otorhinolarygologic Surgery – Lange Chp 39; Miller Chp 65 
Anesthesia for Orthopedic Surgery – Lange Chp 40; Miller Chp 61 
Peripheral Nerve Blocks – Lange Chp 17 
Core Comp – “Professionalism” 
OMM 
Crises Management/ Simulation 
M&M 
Professionalism

December

Resp. Physiology and Anesthesia – Lange Chp 22; Miller Chp 36 
Anesthesia for Pts with Resp Disease – Lange Chp 23; Miller Chp 49, 75 
Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery – Lange Chp 24; Miller Chp   49 
Bi-monthly Journal Club 
OMM 
Crises Management/ Simulation 
M&M 
Research Paper (case) 1st draft Due by PGY-2, PGY-3, PGY- 4 
Quarterly Resident Review 
Professionalism 
PGA presentations

January

Cardiovascular Physiology & Anesthesia – Lange Chp 19; Miller Chp 32 
Anesthesia for Pts with CV Disease – Lange Chp 20; Miller Chp 35, 50 
Anesthesia for Cardiovascular Surgery – Lange Chp 21; Miller Chp 50, 52 
Core Comp – “Gender Difference” 
OMM 
Crises Management/ Simulation 
M&M 
Professionalism

February

ABA ITE - 2/20/16

CHLA Pediatric Conference - mandatory 
Neurophysiology and Anesthesia – Lange Chp 25; Miller Chp 38 
Anesthesia for Neurosurgery – Lange Chp 26; Miller Chp 53 
Anesthesia with Neuro and Psych Disease – Lange Chp 27; Miller Chp 53 
Bi-monthly Journal Club 
OMM 
Crises Management/M&M 
Research Paper (case) 2nd draft due by PGY-2, PGY-3, PGY- 4 
Professionalism

March

Renal Physiology & Anesthesia – Lange Chp 31; Miller Chp 37 
Anesthesia for Pts with Renal Disease – Lange Chp 32; Miller Chp 54 
Anesthesia for Genitourinary Surgery – Lange Chp 33; Miller Chp 54 
Core Comp – “Anger Management” 
OMM 
Crises Management/ Simulation 
M&M 
Quarterly Resident Review 
Professionalism

April

Hepatic Physiology & Anesthesia – Lange Chp 34; Miller Chp 55 
Anesthesia for Patients with Liver Disease – Lange Chp 35; Miller Chp 56 (transplants) 
Anesthesia in Endocrine Disease – Lange Chp 36 
OMM 
Crises Management/ Simulation 
M&M 
Bi-monthly Journal Club 
Mock Oral Board 
Professionalism

May

Anesthesia in Neuromuscular Disease - Lange Chp 37 
Geriatric Anesthesia – Lange Chp 45; Miller Chp 62 
Post Anesthesia Care – Lange Chp 49; Miller Chp 71 
Critical Care – Lange Chp 50; Miller Chp 74 
Core Comp – “Diversity” 
OMM 
Crises Management/ Simulation 
M&M 
Mock Oral Board 
Professionalism 
Research Paper (case) Due by PGY-2, PGY-3, PGY-4

June

Professionalism 
Research Paper/Project Presentations 
OMM 
CUMULATIVE EXAM/SENIOR EXIT EXAM 
Crises Management/ Simulation 
M&M

Annual Resident Review and Exit Interview

Pain Management – Lange Chp 18; Miller Chp 44, 72, 73

Riverside County Research Symposium