IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 93AN720 — EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES IN ANESTHESIA

Description:

This rotation will provide students with the opportunity to investigate best practices in anesthesia, anesthesia education and anesthesia related co-existing diseases with focus on improvement of patient care activities. Some examples of these activities include development of simulation related projects, anesthesia patient safety related projects and modules, and in-depth study on a specific disease entity that can impact anesthesia care. The student will be mentored by a member of the Anesthesia Department that possesses specific interest within the area of study. 1. Perform a pertinent literature review. 2. Analyze and evaluate the literature within a specific interest area 3. Create a scholarly abstract suitable for submission to a national or regional conference (i.e. Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference MARC) 4. Create a slide presentation suitable for presentation at the MARC (6 minutes presentation with 2 minutes for questions) 5. Create a slide presentation suitable for presentation at a grand rounds lecture (40 minutes presentation with 10 minutes for questions)

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: David Nakata ( danakata@iupui.edu )

Director: David Nakata, M.D., M.B.A.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: IUSM - Indianapolis

Other Faculty: Faculty participation will vary dependent upon the students area of interest. All faculty will have formal appointments from the IUSM.

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Perform a pertinent literature review (PBLI1)
  • 2) Analyze and evaluate the literature within a specific interest area (PBLI1)
  • 3) Create a scholarly abstract suitable for submission to a national or regional conference (ISC5)

Assessment

  • Professional Development Evaluation Form; (The student will be evaluated on the level of commitment, effort and personal involvement in the study).

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:

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Duty Hours: 32-40

Time Distribution: 75% Library/Research; 25% Clinical

Elective Type Category: PD - Professional Development

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Students must email Dr. Nakata at danakata@iupui.edu for permission to enroll in course.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None