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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans
  Feb 23, 2018
Catalog/Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[152 Hours]
This four week rotation provides senior medical students with the opportunity to be actively involved in the specialty of anesthesiology. Working in areas such as the preoperative clinics, operating rooms, post anesthetic care units and chronic pain clinics, will give the student exposure to the various roles of patient care that an Anesthesiologist provides. Objectives of this course will be; Assess and evaluate preoperative risk factors for anesthesia and surgery, basic airway management assessment, describe the principles of applied physiology and pharmacology in anesthesia, basic management of fluids and electrolytes in patients undergoing anesthesia. Students will be expected to attend lectures, conferences, read and review current literature. Completion of a written case report or review article will be expected at the end of the rotation.