Your rotation in the pediatric emergency room gives you the opportunity to work as a first responder in a dedicated pediatric emergency department.
You’ll work with pediatric residents to evaluate, stabilize and manage patients at Oishei Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. You’ll present cases directly to your supervising faculty—either a board-certified pediatric emergency physician or a critical care-trained pediatrician with emergency department experience.
You’ll perform a number of emergency procedures and gain competence delivering neonatal and pediatric advanced life support.
You’ll become proficient in the following techniques and procedures:
You’ll understand the indications for, and the management of, lumbar punctures, nasal packing for epistaxis and intraosseous infusion.
You’ll learn how to diagnose and treat patients with conditions including: