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Off-Service Rotations

Residents in the GPR program will receive specialized training in the following off-service specialty areas:

  1. Internal Service Rotation (Two Weeks Duration)

    The resident will be assigned to a medicine teaching team consisting of medicine faculty, residents, and students. The resident will become proficient/competent in:
    • Obtaining and interpreting the patient’s chief complaint, medical and social history and review of systems
    • Obtaining and interpreting clinical and other diagnostic data from other health care providers
    • Documenting the patient’s assessment, evaluation and treatment plan in the EMR
    • Completing a routine physical examination
    • Selecting, ordering and interpreting laboratory studies and other diagnostic procedures
    • Establishing a medical risk assessment using the data from the history and physical examination
    • Providing coordinated, patient-focused care among the medical specialties
    • Caring effectively for diverse patients with special physiological, cultural and social needs
     
  2. Anesthesia Service Rotation (Two Weeks Duration)

    The resident will be assigned to an anesthesia teaching team consisting of medicine faculty, residents, and students. The resident will become proficient/competent in:
    • Preoperative patient evaluation
    • Assessment of the effects of behavioral and pharmacologic agents used in anesthesia
    • Venipuncture technique and administration of intravenous agents
    • Patient monitoring
    • Airway management, anesthetic induction and intubation
    • Prevention and treatment of anesthetic emergencies
    • Assessment of patient recovery from anesthesia
     
  3. Emergency Medicine Rotation (Two Weeks Duration)

    The resident will be assigned to an emergency medicine teaching team consisting of medicine faculty, residents, and students. The resident will become proficient/competent in:
    • Recognition and triage of medical emergencies
    • Detection of signs and symptoms of the common dental crises
    • Perform procedures and medications administered in medical emergencies for patient stabilization
    • Treat patients with intra-oral dental emergencies and infections 
    • Anticipate, diagnose and provide initial treatment and follow-up management for medical emergencies that may occur during dental treatment 
    • Treat intraoral hard and soft tissue lesions of traumatic origin 
    • Provide initial assessment and care for mild to moderate facial trauma