Rotations and Didactics

Rotations and Didactics

Rotations
  • Anesthesia

    During this three-week assignment, residents will receive instruction on the principles and techniques of general anesthesia. Residents will learn to intubate an unconscious patient; gain experience in administering anesthetic agents; become knowledgeable in the prevention of anesthetic emergencies; learn how to complete a preoperative evaluation of the general anesthesia patient; assist in the supervision of patients recovering from anesthesia; and much more.

  • Emergency Medicine

    This is a two-week rotation where residents perform duties as designated by the emergency room chief attending physician.

  • Internal Medicine

    While participating in the two week Internal Medicine rotation, residents attend morning rounds, perform histories and physicals, and attend patient case conferences and lectures. Residents will gain experience in taking medical histories and performing physical evaluations; asses and diagnose various medical disease processes; and gain experience in risk assessment and medical management of the compromised patient.

  • Pediatrics

    During this three-week rotation residents will learn pediatric behavioral management, oral sedation, and spend time in the pediatric operating room.

  • Operating Room

    Residents perform comprehensive general dentistry on special needs patients under general anesthesia.

  • On call

    Residents provide emergency 24-hour, on-call coverage for the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview's Riverside and University hospitals.

  • Four Handed Dentistry

    Each resident will improve their four handed dentistry skills with our dental assistants.

Didactic Curriculum

Residents participate in Conscious Sedation, Oral Medicine, and History and Physical Diagnosis courses.

Residents participate in treatment planning seminars and give Grand Rounds presentations. Topics vary depending on current patient medical conditions and include medical/dental and public health disciplines. Literature review, case presentations, and practice management lectures round out the residents' scholarly activities.

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