BASIC INFORMATION:

 

 

*** This elective is not offered through out the year. Please contact the director before choosing this elective.

 

Duration of the elective: 1 month

 

Number of students: Max 5 Students for openning

 

Prerequisites: None

 

Location(s): Koc University Hospital

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

Elective Director: Can Aktaş

 

Elective Faculty: Can Aktaş, Ulufer Sivrikaya, Evren Şentürk, Gökhan Gönenli, Eda Ars, Yusuf Koksal, İlker Eren, Elif Degirmenci, Altuğ Kanbakan, Cantürk Emir, Aslı Bahar Uçar , Arda Çınarlık

 

Other specific contacts: Metin Altun

 

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF STUDENT ACTIVITIES:

 

Dear Students,

 

The scope of emergency medicine is extremely broad; it covers the care of the neonate through the geriatric, surgical, and madical patients and encompasses all organ systems. Emergeny Medicine is rapidly evolving to reflect our increasing experience, knowledge and research. Procedural skills must supplement our cognitive skills. Achieving proficiency in procedural skills is essential for the daily practice of Emergency Medicine.

 

We prepared essential procedures in emergency medicine elective program. This program will be held twice a year and will take 4 weeks and a maximum of 5 students will be accepted. Group II can do their MELC 503. Group I can do their MELC 505. Program instructors are Can Aktaş, Ulufer Sivrikaya, Evren Şentürk, Gökhan Gönenli, Eda Ars, Yusuf Koksal, İlker Eren.

 

The primary of this program is to provide a detailed, step-by-step approach to procedures performed in the Emergency Department. The objectives for each procedure include learning the indications, contraindications, equipment, technique, complications, sites, post procedure follow up and pearls needed to perform the procedures competently. The list of procedures covered in the curriculum is as follows:

 

Basic Life Support

 

Basic ECG learning and examples

 

Airway Management

 

Advanced cardiac life support

 

Vascular procedure such as iv line, arterial puncture

 

Blood Gas Analysis

 

Nasogastric tube placement

 

Gastric lavage

 

Uretral catheterization (male and female)

 

Basic wound closure techniques

 

Advanced wound closure techniques

 

Subcutaneos foreing body removal

 

Fishhook Removal

 

Ring Removal

 

Trauma Patients management (prehospital and hospital)

 

Extremity traumas casts and splints

 

Forensic cases in trauma

 

Patient safety course

 

Emergency Case Discussions (Every Friday)

 

 

 

Program chart was listed below.

 

 

ESSENTIAL PROCEDURES IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE ELECTIVE PROGRAM

 

 

1. WEEK PROGRAM

 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
09:00-09:30 09:00-10:00 09:00-12:00 09:00-10:00 09:00-11:00
Wellcome Airway Management (teoric) Basic ECG (Teoric) Advanced Cardiac
Life Support (Teoric)
Emergency Case
Discussion
09:30-10:30 10:00-12:00 13:30-15:00 10:00-12:00
BLS (Teoric) Airway Management (Pratic) ECG Samples ACLS (Practical)
10:30-13:00 12:00-12:30 13:30-15:00
BLS (Prcatical) DEBRIEFING ACLS (Practical)
13:30-14:30 15:00-15:30
Choking Interventions
for adult
DEBRIEFING
14:30-15:00
DEBRIEFING

 

 

2.WEEK PROGRAM

 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
09:00-10:00 09:00-12:30 09:00-12:30 09:00-13:00 09:00-11:00
Vascular procedures
teoric
Nasogastric tube placement Basic wound
closure techniques
Emergency Room
Group I
Emergency Case
Discussion
10-00-12:30 Pratik Gastric lavage 13:30-17:00 13:00-17:00
IV line Uretral catheterization
(male and female)
Advanced wound
closure techniques
Emergeny Room
Group II
Venopuncture Subcutaneos
foreing body removal
Arterial puncture Fishhook Removal
Intraosseos line Ring Removal
13:30-15:00
Blood Gas Analysis

 

 

3. WEEK PROGRAM

 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
09:00-12:30 09:00-12:30 09:00-12:30 09:00-13:00 09:00-12:00
Prehospital trauma
patients management
Multiple Trauma Patients
Management
Extremity traumas
casts and splints
Forensic cases in
trauma
Emergency Case
Discussion
Patient handling
techniques
13:30-17:00
C-Spine Collor
Application Color
Trauma management
with cases
Back board application
KED vest application
Pelvic stabilization

 

 

4.WEEK PROGRAM

 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
09:00-13:00 09:00-13:00 09:00-13:00 09:00-13:00 09:00-12:00
Patient safety ABCDE Aproach Infection
prevention and
control
Emergency Room
Group I
Emergency Case
Discussion
Effective team player 13:30-17:00 Patient safety
and invasive
procedures
13:00-17:00 12:00-13:00
13:30-17:00 Patient Safety Regulations
and Legislations
13:30-17:00 Emergeny Room
Group II
Feedback
Meeting
Speak Up Workup Improving
Medication Safety