Elective Title: 93SG950 — SURGICAL CRITICAL CARE
This course is designed to provide the student with experience and participation in the complete management of the critically ill or injured surgical patient in the Trauma/Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Eskenazi Health. The student will participate with residents and faculty in the care of a broad spectrum of patients and will gain experience in resuscitation and monitoring technology, ventilator management, nutritional support, the workup and management of sepsis and invasive procedures commonly performed in the ICU ICU (Hemodynamic monitoring, arterial lines, chest tubes, central venous catheters, ultrasound). Daily teaching rounds, supplemented by lecture and review of current literature, will form the basis of faculty instruction.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Megan Rendina (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Director: Erik Streib, M.D.
Location: Eskenazi Health Services - ICU (Indianapolis)
Other Faculty: Clark Simons, M.D., Thomas Hayward, M.D., Alison Fecher, M.D., Katie Stanton-Maxey, M.D., Oscar Viegas M.D., Christopher Eddy, M.D., Michelle Laughlin, M.D.
- COGNITIVE OUTCOMES 1) Evaluate, diagnose, and manage critically ill surgical patients including patients with (MK, PC): organ failure; shock (hypovolemic, cardiogenic, distributive, toxic, anaphylactic heat); electrolyte and acid-base disorders; common poisonings (pesticides, caustic agents, drug overdoses (MK4)
- 2) identify when a patient requires an ICU (MK,PC) (PC2)
- 3) Plan and provide with input from resident/attending, the postoperative care and follow up (PC) (SBP1)
- 4) Construct an appropriate knowledge base in (MK): the physiology of pre and post-op care; nutrition; hemodynamics; pain management; ventilator management; sedation; proper infection control techniques; surgical procedure (tubes placed, drains placed, lines placed, etc)); end-of-life issues (MK3)
- 5) Access and evaluate medical literature related to patients
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Observations)
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status; Surgery clerkship must be completed
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Time Distribution: 70% Clinical; 20% Lecture; 10% Library
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
All on-campus surgery electives will be handled through the match. Post-match results, all additions and drops for surgery electives must be approved through Megan Rendina, Surgery Clerkship Coordinator at 274-7201 or email@example.com.
Third Year Elective? Yes
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None