PGY 3 - LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

PGY 3 - GOOD SAMARITAN - ADULT

 

PATIENT CARE:

 

 

1. All skill sets for PGY 2, PLUS:

2. Be able to:

  • Complete History & Physical Examination Form.
  • Interpret Imaging Studies.
  • Formulate Differential Diagnosis of any patient with a spine or lower extremity complaint including, but not limited to:
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Osteonecrosis
    • Sequelae of Perthes Disease
    • Hip Dysplasia
    • SCFE
    • Late Sequelae of Trauma
    • RSD

3. Demonstrate TECHNICAL COMPETENCE IN OPERATING SKILLS:

  • Peform arthroscopic debridement/meniscectomy with supervision
  • Perform bipolar hemi-arthroplasty independently with supervision
  • Perform primary total knee replacement with supervision
  • Perform femoral head resurfacing for ostgeonecrosis with supervision
  • Perform diagnostic arthroscopy of the shoulder with supervision

4. Demonstrate POST-OPERATIVE CARE:

  • Wound Care
  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  • Anticoagulation Management
  • Pain Management
  • Discharge Planning

5. Consistently Mark Patients with initials prior to surgery and drape initials into the surgical field.

6. Consistently Perform Surgical Time-out prior to incision.

7. Report Medical Errors to attending surgeon when recognized.

8. Organize & Supervise PG-2, medical students & paramedical staff in Daily Care of Service Patients.

9. Organize & Run Patient Service as the Chief Resident in the absence of the PG-4 resident.

 

INTERPERSONAL & COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

 

 

1. All skill sets for PGY 2, PLUS:

2. Effectively communicate with and Manage Consultations with other specialists in Complex or Complicated Cases.

3. Communicate with Patient's Family concerning follow-up care or complications of surgical procedures.

4. Institute or Order Appropriate Diagnostic Tests or Consultations in post-op patients.

 

 

PROFESSIONALISM:

 

 

1. All skill sets for PGY 2.

 

 

MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE:

 

 

1. All skill sets for PGY 2, PLUS:

2. Surgical Approaches for Revision Total Joint Replacement.

3. Complete Technical Knowledge of ALL Prosthetic Systems used by the different surgeons in the Division.

4. Complete understanding of Pathophyiology & Treatment of Osteonecrosis.

5. Complete understanding of Consequences of Malalignment in Total Knee Replacement.

6. Understanding of Differential Diagnosis for Painful Total Joint Replacment.

7. Understanding of Treatment of Common Fractures & Orthopaedic Injuries.

 

PRACTICE-BASED LEARNING & IMPROVEMENT:

 

 

1. All skill sets for PGY 2.

 

SYSTEMS-BASED PRACTICE:

 

 

1. All skill sets for PGY 2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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