Course Catalog » Course Listing for Anesthesia & Perioperative Care

110  Anesthesia Core Clerkship  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Breyer       Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing.

Restrictions: 3rd year medical students.       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Conference, Workshop

A comprehensive experience in anesthesia & perioperative care. Clinical skills include airway management, IV insertion, drug administration, physiologic monitoring, sedation and acute pain management. The OR facilitates review of pulmonary/cardiovascular physiology and pharmacology. Developing rapport, confidence, professionalism and communication are emphasized. Reflection helps the student find meaning.

140.01  Advanced Clinical Clerkships  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): S. Gandhi       Prerequisite(s): Anesthesia 110.

Restrictions: 4th year medical students.      

Four-week clerkship offering: 1 week at Moffitt-Long hospitals, 1 week at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, & 2 weeks at San Francisco General Hospital. During their week at the VAMC students participate in a wide variety of cases including major cardiac and vascular surgery. Students two weeks at SFGH are split between 1 week of cases during the day & 1 week of overnight call. This experience allows students to participate in the care of the underserved & of trauma patients.

140.02  Off-Campus Clerkship  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Breyer       Prerequisite(s): Anesthesia 110.

Activities: Seminar, Conference

Off-campus clinical clerkships in approved hospitals by special arrangement and approval of the Director of Medical Student Education, Department of Anesthesia.

140.03A  Advanced Intensive Care  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Parekh       Prerequisite(s): ANE PERIOP 110 MEDICINE 110 SURGERY 110

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Block Elective

Clinical clerkship provides experience with critically ill adult and pediatric patients in a surgical, trauma, and neurologic intensive care unit. Focus is on evaluation, management, and resuscitation of patients with severe respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurologic failure, often in the setting of traumatic insult.

140.03B  Advanced Intensive Care  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Turnbull       Prerequisite(s): Anesthesia 110, Medicine 110, Surgery 110 or consent of instructor.

The student will participate in the care of critically ill adults with a variety of medical and surgical conditions. The clerkship will integrate an understanding of respiratory, cardiovascular, cerebral and renal pathophysiology with diagnostic and therapeutic techniques required to care for patients with multisystem failure.

140.06  Pain Management  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): X. Yu       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Block Elective

This course in pain management allows students to participate in the assessment and treatment of patients with chronic pain in an outpatient setting. Morning lectures, journal clubs and multidisciplinary treatment plan meetings comprise the didactic portion, while outpatient pain management evaluations and interventional procedures with faculty, fellows and residents provide the clinical portion.

140.07  Advanced Anesthesia  (6 - 18 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): N. Patel

Activities: Seminar

This is a 12-week advanced elective in general anesthesia for participants in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery who are in the medical school phase of their integrated training program. It fulfills partial requirements for accreditation in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

140.08  Obstetric Anesthesia  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Lucero       Prerequisite(s): ANE PERIOP 110, OB GYN R S 110

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This course is designed for students interested in either Obstetrics/Gynecology or Anesthesia as it relates to Women's Health. The clerkship views labor & delivery from the anesthesia perspective, with emphasis on physiology, pharmacology & specific disease processes of pregnancy.The educational & skills objectives are defined by the principles & practice of obstetric anesthesia.The student's goal is to become a more knowledgeable, more skilled & more effective physician in an obstetric unit.

140.09  Perioperative Care  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Lane       Prerequisite(s): Anesthesia 110, Medicine 110.

Restrictions: 4th year medical students.      

Designed for students interested in primary care medicine or any surgical specialty. Students will develop knowledge & skills necessary to care for primary patients throughout the perioperative period. Emphasis will be on appropriate pre-operative evaluation, a glimpse of intra-operative management & following some patients into the post-operative arena. Examples of areas of focus will include perioperative cardiopulmonary risk assessment & coagulation issues along with postoperative pain mgmt.

140.10  Pediatric Anesthesia  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Shibata       Prerequisite(s): ANE PERIOP 110 PEDIATRICS 110

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This course is designed for students interested in Pediatrics or Pediatric Anesthesia. The clerkship incorporates issues of importance to the pediatrician and pediatric anesthesiologist, including preoperative evaluation and preparation, sedation management and monitoring, airway management, implications of common and rare pediatric disorders, management for painful procedures and options for remote locations and effective postoperative pain management.

140.52  Pediatric Anesthesia Rotation for 4th Year OMFS Students  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Sarah       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of both the Pediatrics & Anesthesia Core Clerkship (110) rotations.

Restrictions: 4th Year OMFS Students only       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

The pediatric anesthesia rotation will allow students the opportunity to provide hands-on care to children from birth to age 18 undergoing sedation or general anesthesia for myriad surgeries and procedures.

150.01  Research in Anesthesia  (3 - 24 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Breyer       Prerequisite(s): ANE PERIOP 110. Consent of faculty member in charge of students research project and approval of third- and fourth-year coordinator.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Field Work, Laboratory, Project

Students conduct research projects under guidance of faculty member. Projects must be approved by both the research mentor supervising the student and the clerkship director. Students may initiate or become involved in established research programs under faculty guidance.

170.01A  Special Study Course  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Sall       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: 1st and 2nd year medical student only.       Activities: Lecture

Explore in systematic (lecture/readings/small group discussion) format new issues in health care or special content areas related to Anesthesia. Topics are developed and prepared according to faculty-student interests. Lectures will not be given in all four quarters.

198  Supervised Study  (1 - 5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Breyer       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.      

Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.