July 2010

Friday, July 2, 2010
7-8.55 am Residents’ Teaching Conference

All Skate
Chief’s Introductory Lecture (“How We Roll”) – When to Call the Chief, What They Need to Know, Hierarchy; 
Note Writing/Types of Notes

PGY2s & PGY3s breakaway – M&M presentations: “How not to Feed the Sharks”
Post-Op Checks/RED FLAGS;  
Clinical Rationale: Pre-operative Antibiotics
Common Problem: Low UOP


Friday, July 9, 2010
7-8.55 am Residents’ Teaching Conference

PGY 2s skills lab – airways and chest tubes
Clinical Rationale: Glycemic Control;
Writing Good Orders/Writing Smart Orders
StarPanel and PACSweb Wizardry
Common Problems: Nausea and Vomiting, Electrolyte Repletion
Clinical Rationale: Beta Blockade

Friday, July 16, 2010
7-8.55 am Residents’ Teaching Conference

PGY 2s at ATLS 
“X-Ray session, CXR, CT; Where should the ET, Dobhoff, NG, TLC be?” 
“Where’s the Dobhoff?” game and other unknowns
Common Problems: Inconsequential arrhythmia vs. AfibAltered Mental StatusRespiratory Distress   

Friday, July 23, 2010
7-8.55 am Residents’ Teaching Conference 

All Skate: PGY2-5 leave for Organ Procurement lecture (presented by Meredith Potts)
“What is this Stuff?” (Drains, Lines, Tubes, Wound Vacs, etc. – how they work and where they should go); 
Clinical rationale: When to Feed/Diet
“Don’t Ask Me How I Know This”(common intern mistakes & personal 2, 3, 4, 5 M&M of examples); 
“Belly Pain and Risins i.e. Common Consults from the ED”

Friday, July 30, 2010
7-8.55 am Residents’ Teaching Conference

Practical sessions: PGY5s teach PGY1s – Suturing; PGY2 – Ultrasound; PGY3 – Lap Colectomy; PGY4s Mock Oral Practice
Sutures, Types of Needles, Skin Closure, and Knot-Tying
Instruments: “What’s a Vanderbilt?”