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Emergency Medicine Rotation Objectives

The Emergency Medicine rotation is two weeks long.

The number of hours per week is 40 to 45. The intended objectives of this rotation are as follows:

  • The resident will be able to identify and practice his or her role as a member of the Emergency/Trauma team.

  • The resident will be able to review a medical history to recognize factors, which may predispose a patient to a systemic emergency.

  • The resident will be able to diagnose the primary systemic abnormalities in a patient with a medical/surgical emergency.

  • The resident will be able to support a patient’s respiration and/or circulation when required because of systemic collapse.

  • The resident will be able evaluate and manage seizures, allergic reactions and sudden loss of consciousness in a patient.

  • The resident will have observed the use of emergency drugs in treatment of medical emergencies.

  • The resident will be able to function as a consultant in the emergency room for oral disorders as well as in conjunction with the oral maxillofacial surgery (OMFS) resident regarding facial fractures, lacerations, etc.

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