To view upcoming shifts, your block schedule, and make time-off requests, visit the RUHS MedRez Portal
Tip: To automatically sync your most up-to-date shift schedule with your personal calendar, click your name in the portal, and click the link that says, “Get a calendar feed of your schedule”. Enter the link into your calendar app of choice.
- Proactively seek out procedures and chief complaints you are uncomfortable with
- Learn how to present to physicians with solid differential diagnoses
- Learn how to interpret ECG, X-Ray, and CT
- Learn evidence-based orders and common medication dosages
- Learn how to budget time between documenting and maintaining patient flow
- Recognize your limitations
Opportunities to perform procedures in the emergency department are abundant and we love to get students involved. Know the indications, contraindications, and technique for these procedures.
- Airway management/intubation
- Central line
- Eye Exams: visual acuity, EOMI, peripheral vision, pupils, fundoscopic exam, tonometry (for intraocular pressure), fluorescein staining & Wood’s lamp
- Foley catheter
- Lumbar puncture
- NG/OG tubes
- Orho reductions & splinting
- Pelvic exam
- Peripheral IV
- Rectal/Prostate exam
- Stool guaiac
- Toenail removal
- Ultrasound: eFAST, ocular, abdomen (i.e., gallbladder), testicular, etc.
Roberts and Hedges’ Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine is the go-to resource for all ED procedures.