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Modality
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Daytime
Daily
Duration
4 semesters
Credits
96
Available places (Annual)
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Res. 6728 May 09th 2014

 

Objectives

General

By the rotation ending, the resident who rotates in Intensive Care Unit must be able to:

  • Make a comprehensive management of patient in critical condition.
  • Acquire training in performing necessary procedures in critically ill patient.

Specific

  • To be able to make a comprehensive evaluation of the patient to define priorities in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, being responsible for coordinate other consulted specialties.
  • To be able to define criteria for admission and discharge of patients to an ICU.
  • To understand ethical aspects of patient’s management in critical condition and the relationship with their relatives.
  • To be able to recognize benefits and limitations of invasive and non-invasive monitoring of critically ill patients.
  • To be able to perform procedures such as central venous catheters, pulmonary arterial catheter (Swan-Ganz),peripheral arterial catheter and urgent endotracheal intubation.
  • To be able to handle mechanical ventilation.