Course Catalog » Course Listing for Anesthesia & Perioperative Care

110  Anesthesia Core Clerkship  (0.5 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

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

Restrictions: 3rd year medical students.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

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.

130.01  CIEx - Pain Management Elective  (1.5 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

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

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will be exposed to a diverse population of patients with complex chronic pain or cancer pain frequently seen in the primary care and inpatient settings, as well as develop fundamental knowledge and skills in the assessment of pain.

130.02  CIEx - Equity in Pain Medicine  (1.5 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Anand       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical students in Foundations 2       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will join the acute pain service team, which manages patients with complex post-surgical pain. Students will evaluate patients in the chronic pain clinic, participate in pain alleviation procedures, and examine related social issues.

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

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

Restrictions: 4th year medical students.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

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.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

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): J. Tang       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.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture

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 for 4th Year OMFS Students  (16.5 - 18 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Patel       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Restricted to OMFS       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - 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): A. Britton       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.

140.10  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 for 4th Year OMFS Students  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Z. Chen       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.

140.53  Advanced Cardiac Life Support Training  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Chen       Prerequisite(s): Before your ACLS course, 1. Visit heart.org/eccstudent 2. Enter manual code: acls15 3. Click Precourse Self-Assessment (Flash) to begin 4. Learners must print out their score and bring this on the first day

Restrictions: None       Activities: Direct - Workshop, Direct - Lab-Skills, Direct - Discussion, Student - Independent Study, Student - Web-based course work

Advanced cardiac life support, or advanced cardiovascular life support, often referred to by its abbreviation as ACLS, refers to a set of clinical algorithms for the urgent treatment of cardiac arrest, stroke, myocardial infarction, and other life-threatening cardiovascular emergencies. This course is targeting MS4's who need ACLS certification prior to the start of internship.

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  (0.5 - 1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): S. Manuel       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: 1st and 2nd year medical student only.       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

This course is intended to serve as an introduction to anesthesia as a field and the various subspecialties within anesthesia. There will also be a lecture on residency programs including what to expect from the application process and the day-to-day life of residency. Each week, experts from subspecialties, including cardiac, obstetric, pediatric and pain management, will present using a lecture and demonstration format.

170.02  Ethics in Medicine Elective  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): A. Marsiglio       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

The ethics in medicine elective serves to supplement the limited instruction students are provided in bioethics. After taking this elective, students will develop the skills necessary to approach complex medical issues providers will grapple with during their careers. This elective consists of a series of lunch talks on a variety of common ethical issues that will provide students foundational ethics knowledge that they can draw on during rotations, residency, and beyond.

198  Supervised Study  (1 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

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

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Block Elective

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