Curriculumn Requirements


PGY I

PGY II

PGY III

Internal Medicine * Internal Medicine * Internal Medicine Service *
Internal Medicine * Internal Medicine * Internal Medicine Service *
Internal Medicine Service * Internal Medicine Service * Gynecology
Internal Medicine Service * Internal Medicine Service * Urology
Emergency Medicine* Surgery* Gastroenterology
Cardiology Psychiatry OTO/OPH
Pediatrics Neurology Practice Management
Pediatrics Pediatrics Pulmonary
Obstetrics* Pediatrics Advanced Emergency Medicine*
Obstetrics* Orthopedics Elective
Obstetrics Dermatology Elective
Orthopedics Elective Elective
Surgery* Elective Elective

*Hospital based rotation

 

BASIC ROTATION GUIDELINES FOR FIRST YEAR RESIDENTS

Academic Year 2007-2008

 

OBSTETRICS

PGY I (Three 4 weeks blocks)

You will be assigned to a private obstetrician as well as OB patients in the FPC Clinic.

Rotation will largely be determined by private obstetrician.

Follow OB patients in FP clinic, regardless of rotation throughout pregnancy and be present at delivery.

Perform all circumcisions on FPC deliveries if PCP is unavailable.

Follow FPC OB patients on Labor & Delivery, contact OB attending and patient’s PCP.

Must scrub as first assistant on all C-sections no matter who the operating physician is.

Be available on Labor and Delivery to assist any private obstetrician who asks. This is a must.

Check nursery daily to see if any FP has any new babies.

Attend Noon Conference every day.

Call attending prior to the 1st day of rotation to set up meet.

Round on your own in-patients.

 

PEDIATRICS

PGY I (Two 4 week blocks)

Are required to round on private pediatrician’s in-hospital patients every day. 2nd year residents round in the nursery.

Go to Pediatrician clinic on the days you do not have your own clinic. Normal hours are 9:00am – 12:00 and 1:30 – 5:00.

Will be required to perform C-Section resuscitations on a rotating basis. Will have 2nd year resident backing you up. Respiratory therapist will also be present.

Attend Noon Conference every day.

Call attending prior to 1st day of rotation to set up meet.

Round on your own in-patients. For circumcision, c-section assist and other procedure.

 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

PGY I (One 4-week block)

Will be required to complete Sixteen (16) 12-hour shifts during month. –

Contact Dr. Skowronski prior to 1st day of rotation.

Shifts need to be spread between days, nights and weekends evenly. Should try to work with each attending at least once.

Will see ER patients – NOT FPC patients.

Patients seen, presented to ER doctor, work-up began and appropriate actions taken.

Round on your own FPC in-patients.

Attend Noon Conference every day.

 

ORTHOPEDICS

PGY I (One 4-week block)

Will be assigned to private orthopedist.

Will be required to attend surgeries and go to orthopedist clinic.

Other duties dictated by attending.

Attend Noon Conference every day.

Round on your own in-patients.

 

SURGERY

PGY I (One 4-week block)

Will be assigned to private surgeon.

Specific requirements dictated by assigned surgeon.

Definitely required to attend surgery daily and clinic as instructed by attending.

Round with attending on his/her in-patients, Other duties dictated by attending.

Attend Noon Conference every day.

Round on your own in-patients.

 

CARDIOLOGY

PGY I (One 4-week Block)

Will be assigned to private cardiology attending

Usually meet around 7:00 am and read EKG’s

Other daily duties dictated by attending, (see consults, hang out in cath lab etc.)

Attend Noon Conference every day.

Round on your own in-patients.

 

INTERNAL MEDICINE

PGY I (Four 4-week blocks : 2 blocks back to back)

Meet at 7:00 am sharp Monday – Friday for morning report (presentation of overnight admissions and a chance to ask questions about your in-patients)

After morning report, disband and round individually.

Unit rounds at 8:30 with Dr. Attwood

After unit rounds may go on with daily responsibilities (rounding, clinic, etc.)

Will have day call during these months in which you see FP patients in the ER and carry the Code pager

Teaching rounds at 11:00 daily in the AHEC conference room.

Attend Noon Conference every day.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, AHEC Pine Bluff
4010 Mulberry Street, Pine Bluff, AR 71603

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