IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 71AN703 — ANESTHESIOLOGY


Pre- and postoperative evaluation of patients. Role of medications, pre-op examination, evaluation of laboratory data, EKG, and other pertinent data. Follow-up in Recovery Room, ICU or ward. Clinical management of anesthesia. Selection and administration of various types of anesthetic drugs. Management of airway. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation - methods, techniques, role of drugs. Assignment to Recovery Room and Operating Room.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Stacey Jackson (sajacks@iu.edu)

Director: Richard Skupski, M.D.

Campus: South Bend

Location: Memorial Hospital (South Bend)

Other Faculty: Dr. C. Adriatico, Dr. J. Arnold, Dr. F. Baccus, Dr. Bladel, Dr. W. Bontrager, Dr. L. Calhoun, Dr. Cooke, Dr. S. Ditty, Dr. J. Eash, Dr. Hamer, Dr. Hedman, Dr. J. Huchko, Dr. L. Hurwich, Dr. Kamman, Dr. Lesh , Dr. J. Mark, Dr. Musunuru, Dr. B. Richards

Learning Objectives

  • 1. Demonstrate airway management (PC5)
  • 2. Illustrate invasive monitoring techniques (PC5)
  • 3. Describe the autonomic nervous system (MK1)
  • 4. Recognize the medications used during a general anesthetic (MK4)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation).

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 100% Clinical

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Stacey Jackson (sajacks@iu.edu) THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All South Bend electives must go thru the South Bend campus coordinator. Contact Stacey Jackson (sajacks@iu.edu or 574-631-1870)

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None