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Curriculum and Didactics

The goal of the Florida Atlantic University Emergency Medicine Residency is to train highly competent emergency medicine specialists. To achieve this goal, the program is dedicated to provide highly academic training opportunities and experiences in an environment of experienced emergency medicine academic faculty.

Conferences

EM Residents in Mannequin-Based Simulation Training

  • Protected time the day of conference and the night prior
  • Utilizes Foundations of Emergency Medicine case based curriculum
  • Multi-disciplinary patient safety conferences
  • Monthly nationally renowned grand rounds speakers
  • Interactive sessions
    • “Ask the Specialist” lectures
    • Journal club
    • Board review

Simulation

EM Residents in Trauma Day Exercises Carrying Standardized Patient

  • One conference day per month dedicated to simulation
  • Two state-of-the-art simulation centers with high-fidelity mannequins
  • Annual mass casualty incident/ disaster training
  • Hands on ultrasound sessions utilizing standardized patients
  • Simulation cases prepared by fellowship trained faculty
  • Procedure stations with dedicated task trainers for advanced and infrequent procedures

 

 

 



Last Modified 8/11/20