Overall Educational Goals

PGY6 - PPMC Vascular Surgery

  1. Patient Care
    1. Demonstrate a solid understanding of out-patient care and the fundamentals of operative technique.
    2. Demonstrate competence in the outpatient evaluation and treatment of patients with vascular disease.
    3. Learn importance of vascular management and clinical in-patient care
    4. Work with health care professionals, including those from other disciplines, to provide patient-focused care.
    5. Residents will learn the fundamentals associated with treatment of venous pathologies
  2. Medical Knowledge
    1. Formulate strong knowledge base in vascular basic science and patho-physiology
    2. Introduction to clinical medicine and the correlation with clinical care.
    3. Develop the didactic and experiential database
    4. Sufficient didactic and experiential exposure and training in the noninvasive vascular laboratory to develop the knowledge and skill to enable the graduating vascular resident to be able to sit for the ARDMS examination and attain RVT (registered Vascular Technologist) or RPVI certification and be prepared to be the director of noninvasive vascular laboratory.
    5. Adequate didactic and experiential exposure and training in the conception, design, conduct, regulatory monitoring, safety, analysis and reporting of clinical research trials to be prepared to act as a principal investigator on human clinical trials in an appropriate, responsible, safe, compliant, and effective fashion, and to advance our understanding of vascular disease itself and how to manage patients afflicted with vascular disease.
    6. Residents will learn the indications for venous intervention.
  3. Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
    1. Incorporation of educational conference, faculty evaluations, and self assessment to daily practice.
    2. Develop a pattern of continual education to keep abreast of the developments and improvements in our field to maintain delivery of state of the art care.
    3. Facilitate learning of students, residents and other health care professionals.
  4. Interpersonal and Communication Skills
    1. To communicate and work effectively with all health care providers and hospital employees.
    2. To be able to communicate information to the patient and family effectively.
  5. Professionalism
    1. To demonstrate compassion and respect for patient and family.
    2. To uphold patients’ privacy and rights.
    3. To perform under the highest ethical standards.
    4. To demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to patients’ culture, age, gender, and disabilities.
  6. System-Based Practice
    1. Demonstrate the ability to work and navigate through all hospital systems.
    2. Practice cost-effective health care and resource allocation that does not compromise quality care.
    3. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with other hospital employees.
    4. Understand how patient care and other professional practices affect other health care professionals, the health care organization.