Fellowship | Advanced Practice Provider Critical Care Medicine

Post Acute Care

NURSE PRACTITIONER
CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE

 

FELLOWSHIP OVERVIEW

The University of Kentucky is a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides care for some of the highest acuity patients in the nation.  As an Advanced Practice Provider Fellow in the Department of Anesthesiology’s Critical Care Medicine Division, the learner will have exposure to numerous health conditions and surgical patients. 
The fellow will gain exposure to neurocritical care, involving conditions such as traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and acute ischemic stroke. Additionally, the fellow, as part of a multidisciplinary team, will care for cardiothoracic and surgical populations, including ECMO, liver transplant, and thoracic surgery.   The APP Fellowship is a one-year certificate program that allows for diverse and intensive patient exposure while maintaining a structured learning environment. 

 

Goals

The goal of the fellowship is to expand upon existing education to ensure competent and safe care in a critical care environment. 

Curriculum

Rotations are concurrent with an intense didactic portion that accompanies each clinical segment.  Following each rotation, a written exam will be administered as well as an oral review to ensure gained knowledge and competency.


A: Core Curriculum

B: OR/Endoscopy 

C: NeuroCritical Care

    • Neurosurgery Intensive Care
    • Stroke Intensive Care


D: Cardiothoracic Intensive Care

    • ECMO
    • Liver Transplant
    • Thoracic Surgery

E: Pulmonary Critical Care (Off Rotation)

F: Trauma-Surgical Critical Care (Off Rotation)

ELECTIVES:

    • Neurosurgery (Endovascular)
    • Palliative Care
    • Emergency Room

 

Didactic

Concurrent with clinical rotations, the APP Fellows will participate in patient simulations monthly.  In addition, there are multiple learning opportunities, including Grand Rounds, Clinical Conferences, M&M, radiology conferences, and critical care lectures.

Application Process

Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year:

Please apply to both positions.

http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/162417
http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/162469

In addition to the electronic application, please submit the following by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Additional Application Materials:

    • Current Curriculum Vitae (listed out by month and year)
    • Personal Statement
    • Graduate School Transcripts
    • Two Letters of Recommendation (One from a current/previous professor and one from a professional reference)

Benefits Available

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance equal to one times your annual salary
  • Health care & Dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid vacation, holiday leave, and sick time
  • Additional voluntary benefits including short and long-term disability insurance

Additional information may be found at: http://www.uky.edu/HR/benefits

Questions

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