Course Number: ANS 850B Title of Course: Anesthesiology Acting Internship Location: University of Kentucky Medical Center Course Director: Aru Reddy, M.B.B.S Room #: N224 Phone #: (859)218-0130 Email:
Course Description: The AI will:
Prepare anesthetizing locations under the supervision of a CA-2 or CA-3 anesthesiology resident or attending anesthesiologist.
Perform a patient medical record review and when possible perform a preoperative history and physical examination of the patients for whom they are scheduled to provide care the following day.
Contact the Anesthesiology faculty or Anesthesiology resident to present the data and anesthetic plan for the following day.
Adhere to ACGME duty hour requirements for interns.
Attend the Anesthesiology intern educational activities including didactics, General Competencies Conference, subspecialty conferences, and journal clubs.
Utilize a supplied procedural check off list and un-identified patient experience record documenting experiences during the AI.
Evaluation Method: The AI will:
Submit their month long procedure/experience log to the Course Director for review on the last day of the rotation.
Review three ASA I/II cases including preoperative evaluation and intraoperative anesthetic record with the Course Director for evaluation.
Demonstrate and document ability to perform a complete airway examination on at least 3 patients.
Demonstrate ability to successfully perform bag-mask-ventilation and endotracheal intubation on at least 5 patients.
Demonstrate ability to follow the difficult airway algorithm and utilize difficult airway tools on a simulated difficult airway simulation scenario utilizing a patient simulator.
Demonstrate ability to obtain intravenous access on 3 or more patients.
Take a written examination at the conclusion of the rotation and correct all wrong answers including a complete explanation with reference.
Meet with the course director or another faculty designated by the course director at middle of the rotation and end of the rotation to evaluate, discuss, and document the student’s progress.
Grading Policy: Clinical: 75% (A performance evaluation will be sent to every resident/attending that the AI has worked with. The results of these evaluations will be reviewed by the Course Director to determine the clinical portion of the grade.) MCQ: 25%
Duration: Four weeks Max. Number of Students per Period: 1 Prerequisite: UK student, must schedule ANS 850A for a period prior to the one requested for ANS850B, and Dr. Reddy’s permission Report To: First day instructions will be provided by Medical Student Coordinator approximately one week before the first day of rotation.