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Pre-Intern Training for Vascular Residents: "Jump Start" Your Training

Houston, Texas
Jun. 4, 2018 to Jun. 6, 2018
Houston Methodist Research Institute 6670 Bertner St. Houston, TX 77030
Jan 18 to Jun 6


This course is specifically designed to provide 4th year medical students (who have matched into integrated vascular surgery residencies) with an opportunity to learn skills that will allow them to be functional on the floor and in the OR from their first day. This course covers a three-day period, where attendees will learn:

How to gown and scrub

Recognize instruments and devices

Place central lines

Perform ABIs

Master basic suturing techniques

Additionally, participants will learn algorithms for basic floor issues and emergencies. Live lectures will consist of:

Presenting cases on rounds in conferences
Obtaining consent
Applying anatomy
Understanding basic ultrasound principles
Learning radiation safety

This course is free and offers a  stipend on a first-come first-serve basis for domestic out-of-town attendees (airfare and airport shuttle).

Please plan to arrive on Sunday, June 3 after 4pm. Hotel accommodations are provided for domestic out-of-town attendees.


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