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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