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Volume VIII - Issue I :: January-June 2006


Improved Testing Results for International Medical Graduates
Edwin W. Herron, MD, Frank Zavisca, MD, PhD, Randall C. Cork, MD, PhD

A Regional Anesthesia Cadaver Dissection Laboratory
Steven L. Orebaugh, MD

Volume VIII - Issue II :: July-December 2006

SEA Spring Abstracts:

Abstracts presented at the 2006 Annual Spring Meeting of the Society for Education in Anesthesia, June 2-4, 2006 at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee

  1. Simulation as a Mechanism for Education and Evaluation of Resuscitation
  2. Endotracheal Intubation Training: Learning with the Mobile Telementoring Intubating Video Laryngoscope
  3. Development of an Effective Tool to Evaluate Grand Rounds
  4. Teaching Geriatric Anesthesia to Medical Students
  5. Use Of A Specification Table To Assure Cognitive Mastery in A M4 Clinical Clerkship 
  6. A Synergistic Approach to Teaching Practice Management and the ACGME Competencies
  7. Traditional Internship Does Not Improve Resident Comfort Level in Anesthesia Related Skills
  8. Practice Based Learning and Improvement Exercises: Opportunities for Reflective Practice by Anesthesiology Residents
  9. Changing Regional Anesthesia Experience: Integration of Procedural Anatomy Course
  10. Using a Video Laryngoscope to Facilitate Teaching Direct Laryngoscopy and Intubation
  11. Formative Specialty Rotation Exams
  12. Teaching and Assessing Communication Skills in Anesthesiology
  13. Teaching and Evaluating Anesthesia Residents in the PACU Rotation
  14. The Individual “Balanced Scorecard” for Faculty Evaluation and Determining Incentive Payments
  15. A Technique of Teaching Epidural Placement in the Laboring Parturient
  16. Development of a Goals and Objectives Based Curriculum Incorporating the Competencies
  17. Examination of a Model Curriculum for Teaching the ACGME Competencies of Professionalism and Interpersonal and Communication Skills in a Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship
  18. Affect of a Haptic Simulator on the Success of Spinal Needle Placement
  19. Crisis Resource Management (CRM) and Crisis Management (CM) in a Pain Clinic: Preparatory Training in a Simulation Facility followed by on Location Practice
  20. Efficacy of Methods of Teaching Professionalism
  21. The Effect of a Structured Introductory Reading Program on Anesthesia Knowledge Test1 (AKT) Scores at The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
  22. Factors Involved in the Choice of Anesthesiology: An Applicant Survey
  23. Creativity and Medical Education
  24. Effect of Review Committee on Program Cycle Length
  25. Using Medical Simulation to Teach Medical Students Management of the Pediatric Airway
  26. Percutaneous Cricothyrotomy and retrograde Wire Intubation in Embalmed Cadavers
  27. Estimating Blood Loss: A Survey of Abilities
  28. The Training and Careers of Regional Anesthesia Fellows
  29. Accuracy of Anatomical Landmarks in Locating the Internal Jugular Vein Cannulation Site Among Different Levels of Anesthesiology Trainees
  30. Anesthesia Residents Have a Negative Opinion on Proposed ACGME Changes to the Curriculum