Anesthesiology * Elective Course Description

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Rebecca Zanconato, M.D. & Nathanael Slater, D.O. 
Contact: Lisa Nicolson  



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UMMHC - University Campus

Months Offered:

May, June, Aug through April (*No July) 

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4th Year (UMass Student / Visiting Student)
Elective Description: This one month rotation will provide the student an opportunity for direct patient care in an area of acute medicine which also allows for ample experience in practical skills including IV placement and airway control.  Understanding the medical management of the patient during the perioperative period is emphasized. An excellent opportunity to explore the possibility of residency training in a very exciting and challenging field.

In addition to the University experience, students may choose to spend time at Hahnemann Campus for regional anesthesia exposure or Memorial Campus for OB anesthesia, or Pain Management experience. 

Note:  * This elective is not offered the month of July to students unless approved by Anesthesiology Program Director.  Contact Lisa Nicholson.
The Department of Anesthesiology requires visiting students upload an official copy of their Step 1 scores to (VSAS) to be considered for an elective.

Location: UMMHC - University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655