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Anesthesiology Rotation Objectives

The Anesthesiology rotation is 4 weeks long. 

The number of hours per week is 40 to 50. The intended objectives of this rotation are as follows:

  • The resident will be able to perform pre-anesthetic evaluations and physical risk evaluations for conscious sedation and / or general anesthetic patients.

  • The resident will be able to select and plan anesthetic agent and techniques.

  • The resident will be able to perform venipuncture and endothracheal intubation.

  • The resident understands the effect on patients of oral, parenteral and inhalation agents.

  • The resident will be able to deliver conscious sedation and/or general anesthesia under controlled conditions under direct supervision in the operating room.

  • The resident understands the pharmacology of those agents administered in conjunction with existing patient medication.

  • The resident will gain experience in the prevention, recognition and treatment of anesthetic emergencies.

  • The resident understands the use of emergency drugs in the management of medical/anesthetic emergencies.

  • The resident will be able to assess patient recovery from anesthesia.

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