Clinical Service Overview
|Service:||VTMED 5611 Clinical Emergency and Critical Care Medicine (Small Animal)|
|Reporting Time (for first day of rotation):||General orientation to the rotation will begin at 8:15am with Shannon House or other ECC staff) in the Emergency Room. Students are also required to attend: a) The CAH Scheduling/Admissions/Discharge Operations orientation (unless they have already been oriented on Medicine or SA Surgery previously) from 7:30am-8:00am the first day of each rotation block; and b) Radiology orientation from 8am-8:15am (unless they have already had radiology)|
|Reporting Location:||1) Emergency Room, Companion Animal Hospital (C2-122 Vet Medical Center).
2) Marcy Benda in Hospital Operations (C2-209 Vet Medical Center). Pick up assigned pager at the start of the rotation.
|Service Hours:||Varied. A mix of day (7AM-7PM) and swing (noon-midnight) shifts.|
|Service Phone Number:||253-3060 (main line)|
|Advance Reading (or Video Review) Required:||Please review the “Small Animal Emergency Duty Orientation for Students” provided to you in December in the Handouts booklet.
Be familiar with Telephone Triage concepts.
Read the attached Companion Animal ECC Student Rotation Notes and Grading Rubric handouts prior to starting the rotation.
|Section Chief:||Dr. Gretchen Schoeffler|
|Faculty Members:||Dr. Daniel Fletcher, Dr. Robert Goggs, Dr. Gretchen Schoeffler|
|Residents:||Dr. April Blong, Dr. Jillian DiFazio, Dr. Clare Hyatt, Dr. Valerie Madden, Dr. Josh Smith|
|Technical and Support Staff:||Andrea Battaglia, LVT (Section Supervisor), Carol Frederick (LVT), Shannon House (LVT), Kathleen Hulle (LVT), Bryonna Albrecht (LVT)|
|Emergency Duty Roster:||Your schedule will be in your mail folder in the Gallery or sent electronically, at least one week before the rotation. Students are on-call on all days off.|
|Individual Preparing Emergency Duty Roster:||See additional comments below|
|Special Clothing Needed:||Professional Attire. Scrubs are OK, +/- a white lab coat|
|Instruments or Special Equipment Needed:||Stethoscope, hemostats, bandage scissors, simple calculator, highlighter, penlight, pen, and notepad|
|Additional Comments:||Technical and Support Staff: Emergency Receiving (ERT), Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Intermedicate Care (INC) Unit Technicians |
Familiarize yourselves with the concepts of triage, fluid therapy and the management of shock, prior to the start of the rotation.
|Questions, revisions and updates to the ‘Clinical Service Overview Sheet’ should be directed to Rosemary Adessa firstname.lastname@example.org|