Location — Akron General Medical Center
Duration — 2 weeks or 4 weeks
Number of Students — 1
Michael Passero, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
400 Wabash Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44307
Contact — Jenny Henniger
Teaching Faculty —
Nicholas Campitelli, DPM (Podiatry)
Ray Leone, MD
Eliot Mostow, MD, Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine (Dermatology)
John C. Pedersen, MD (Plastic Surgery)
Hai Pham, DPM (Podiatry)
Amy Tucker, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)
- To provide students an opportunity to develop an understanding of the basic principles of wound management including but not limited to: selection/use of appropriate dressing, packing, ointments and tapes, debridement, negative pressure wound therapy, hyperbaric oxygen, maggots, pressure-relieving equipment and aids, vascular studies, wound staging, measurement and documentation.
- To provide students an opportunity to witness the role of each member of the interdisciplinary team that comprises the Wound Center.
- To assist students in recognizing predisposing patient risk factors for chronic wound development and identify patients who may benefit from the specialized care provided by the Wound Center.
- To assist students in recognizing effective methods of wound prevention and develop an understanding of the physiology of wound development and healing.
- Attend daily out-patient wound clinics with physicians from varying medical specialties including Podiatry, Orthopedics, Surgical, Medical, and Dermatology. Typical daily schedule 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday.
- Supplemental activities will be provided such as inpatient wound rounding, observance of Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatments, and possible trip to Yanke Bionics, or Miller's Medical Supply Company (List subject to change).
- Conjunction rotation activities include: online supplemental wound modules, evidenced based wound care, journal reading, and completion of Experience Log.
- Four week rotation will include a Practice-Based Learning and Improvement (PBLI) project assignment, including a 10-15 minute PowerPoint presentation.
Night Call/Special Requirements: None
Date Updated: 06-MAR-2013