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Critical Care Medicine

Course #: MED 838

Title: Critical Care Medicine
Instructor: Vinod K. Jona, MD

Location: McLeod Regional Medical Center
Florence, SC
Number of students: 1
Duration: 4 weeks
Credit hours: 5
Course offered: Fall

Critical Care Medicine Description

Management of patients requiring intensive hospital care

Course objectives

  • Basic principles of ventilator management
  • Fluid and acid-base balance management
  • Prevention of nosocomial infection
  • Prevention of decubitus ulcers
  • Nutritional management of intensive care patients
  • Instructional methodology
  • Rounds and discussions, patient contact, and assigned readings

Call (how many nights/week): 2

Performance assessment and grading

1. Direct verbal feedback and correction.
2. End of rotation checklist ratings of medical knowledge, judgment, and professionalism.


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