Location — Akron General Medical Center Duration — 4 weeks Number of Students — 2
Director(s) — Ann Leano, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine 400 Wabash Avenue Akron, Ohio 44307 Contact Jenny Henninger 330-344-5470
Teaching Faculty — Bruce Arthur, MD Akhil Bindra, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Jonathan Castro, MD Gina Chen, MD Harish Kakarala, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Ann Leano, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Jeffrey Marsh, MD Kar Ming Lo, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Timothy Murray, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Michael Passero, Jr, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Sanjiv Tewari, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Lokesh Venkateshiah, MD
To provide the student with experience in Critical Care Medicine including techniques in hemodynamic monitoring and basic ventilator management.
Problem oriented patient management and diagnosis of the Critical Care patient.
Use of bedside computerization.
Introduction in monitoring the hemodynamic, respiratory, renal and metabolic functions, their interactions and manipulations.
Introduction to ethical, legal, economical and administrative aspects of Critical Care Medicine.
Provides knowledge in the acute treatment of stroke.
Exposure to ongoing research protocols in stroke and Critical Care.
The student will be involved in the initial evaluation and continued care of patients admitted to the Medical Intensive Care Unit.
Student will be under the direct supervision of the Senior Medical Resident and Intensive Care Unit Staff Physician.
Selected reading is provided through a formal teaching booklet and critical care textbooks as well as slide and video presentations.
Student will gain experience in critical care ventilator management and invasive monitoring techniques including, Swan-Ganz, SVO2, arterial catherizations, etc.
Formal teaching rounds will be made daily by the Medical Critical Care Physician with students, nurses, respiratory therapists and house staff assigned to the team.
The student will gain a basic knowledge of bedside ICU computer use for teaching didactics as well as patient care.
Student will be part of the Acute Stroke Team and continued care of patients in the stroke unit.