RESIDENCY - COMMUNITY ORIENTED PRIMARY CARE (COPC) - YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

Teen Medical Academy

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Learn to use Medical Equipment & Materials

Ultrasound, EKG's, Casts, Peak Flow Meters, and Surgical Instruments

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Diagnose and Treat Medical Conditions

Pregnancy, Heart Attacks, Fractures, Asthma, and Lacerations

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Date
Medical Field
Knowledge Content
Technical Skills
1st Month
Surgery
Repairing Lacerations
Preparing a Sterile Field, Administering Local Anesthesia, Suturing Techniques, and Suture Removal .
2nd Month
Orthopedics
Ankle and Wrist Fractures
Physical and X-ray examination of the Ankle and Hand. Application of Short Arm and Leg Casts.
3rd Month
Community Health
Service Project - Teen Health Camp 1
Practice and Reinforcement of Surgical & Orthopedic Skills
4th Month
Gastoenterology
Anatomy, Pathology and Clinical Exam of the GI Tract
Surface Anatomy of Abdominal Organs, Performing and Interpreting Abdominal Ultrasound Exams.
5th Month
Cardiology
Structure, Function and Clinical Exam of the Heart
Determining Blood Pressure, Listening to Heart Sounds, Performing 12 Lead EKG's and Echocardiograms.
6th Month
Community Health
Service Project - Teen Health Camp 2
Practice and Reinforcement of Surgical & Orthopedic Skills
7th Month
Pulmonology
Asthma, COPD, and Pneumonia
Listening to Lung Sounds, Use of Peak Flow Meters and Pulse Oximeters and Interpretation of Chest X-rays.
8th Month
Obstetrics
Fetal Development and The Stages of Labor
Using the Gestational Age Wheels, Ultrasound Exams, Electronic Fealt Monitoring and How to Deliver a Baby.
9th Month
Community Health
Service Project - Teen Health Camp 3
Practice and Reinforcement of Surgical & Orthopedic Skills
10th Month
End of Course
Compeletion Ceremony