Educational Goals and Objectives
The administrative independent study curriculum is designed to allow you to understand the basic operational components of an Emergency Department. The following can be accomplished during the dedicated Administration Rotation blocks during your Pgy-1 and Pgy-2 years. However, every component must be accomplished in order to graduate. You are personally responsible for completion of these materials. All reading material will be provided in either electronic form or paper copy. If the material is not available, it is ultimately your responsibility to have tracked down all required reading materials.
During this rotation the resident will accomplish these objectives by the completion of the program of planned activities. These include:
- A series of scheduled activities. These consist of :
- Scheduled meetings with an assigned preceptor
- Attendance at and participation in Department and other hospital meetings
- Completion of specific administrative assignments:
- Completion of an administrative project. The resident will pick one of the following three (3) and will outline the project with the preceptor at the initial rotation meeting. Develop and implement a Quality Assurance program for current ED project
- Completion of Quality Assurance Program Special Study. The resident will select a current departmental project as per Dr. Yakobi/Dr. DeSouza and will outline it with their Preceptor at the initial rotation meeting. the following threw (3) and will outline the project with the Preceptor at the initial rotation meeting:
- Perform Quality Assurance chart audit (Clinical Pertinence) for twenty (20) charts for residents currently rotating in the ED. Clinical Pertinence Forms will be reviewed with their Preceptor.
- Review ED Policy and Procedure Manual Leadership, Performance Improvement, Environment of Care and Management of Information sections. Make recommendations for updating as appropriate [contact Ms. John for electronic copies]; review and make notes on each one, recommending changes, or noting “reviewed-no change)
- Participation in on-going regular Emergency Medicine weekly conferences.
- Specialized readings, included but not limited to:
- ACEP Quality Assurance Articles for Emergency Medicine
- ACEP Risk Management (Legal) Section
- JACHO Development and Application Indicators in Emergency Care
- Tintinalli's: Prehospital Care Chapter One, Emergency Medical Services pages 1-4
You can find the rotation's requirements here