Medical Rotation – 1 week in duration
Residents must be assigned to a rotation in medicine that has supervised practical experiences to include:
- Taking, recording and interpreting a complete medical history.
- Understanding the indications of and interpretations of lab studies and other techniques in the diagnosis of oral and systemic disease.
- Understanding the relationship between oral health and systemic disease.
- Performing a physical evaluation and collect other date to establish a medical assessment.
Anesthesia Rotation – 2 weeks in duration
Residents must be assigned to an Anesthesia Rotation with supervised experiences in the following:
- Preoperative evaluation.
- Assessment of effects of pharmacologic and behavioral techniques.
- Venipuncture technique.
- Patient monitoring.
- Airway management and intubation.
- Administration of pharmacologic agents.
- Prevention and treatment of anesthetic emergencies.
- Assessment of patient recovery from anesthesia.
Emergency Department – 1 week in duration
Residents must be assigned to an Emergency Department Rotation with supervised experiences to include:
- Familiarize the resident with the treatment of medical emergencies so that they are better able to treat a range of oral emergencies.
- Expose resident to the treatment of medical and dental emergencies.
- Be exposed to patient with primary systemic abnormalities and in a medical emergency and to assess the need for additional diagnostic studies.
- Support a patient’s respiration and circulation I case of systemic collapse.
- Treat allergic reactions.
- Learn wound management.
- Learn early fracture management.