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Medicine - Anesthesiology | Comprehensive Guide to Education in Anesthesia

Comprehensive Guide to Education in Anesthesia

Frost, Elizabeth AM (Ed.)

2014, XV, 248 p. 21 illus., 16 illus. in color.

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  • First book on the education of anesthesiologists in the United States
  • Conveys the distinctive features of the specialty
  • Edited and written by leaders in anesthesiology education
  • Covers the years from medical school through board certification and beyond

Comprehensive Guide to Education in Anesthesia is the first single-source volume on the current practice of teaching and learning in this specialty which has long been at the forefront of innovation in medical education.  It is edited by one of the great anesthesiology educators in the United States and brings together contributions from leading educators from across the US covering all aspects of anesthesiology education, from medical school and post-graduate training to board certification and continuing medical education.

Topics include best educational practices, closed claim analysis, giving feedback to superiors, residency and fellowship training and requirements, maintenance of certification, the role of simulation, interacting with other specialties, community and global outreach, and more.

The book conveys the unique nature of the specialty and is aimed at medical students contemplating a career in anesthesiology, residents and fellows, educators, and administrators.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Anesthesia education - Teaching anesthesiology - Training in anesthesiology

Related subjects » Anesthesiology

Table of contents 

1. Introduction and Historical Accounting.- 2. Teaching by Example: Best Practices for Education in the Operating Room and the Lecture Hall.- 3. Learning From Incident Reporting And Closed Claims Analyses.- 4. Residency Training.- 5. Requirements for a Fellowship.- 6. Teaching Clinical Science to Medical Students.- 7. Mentorship in Anesthesia.- 8. The Process of Board Certification.- 9. Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program.- 10. Evaluation of Anesthesiology Residents.- 11. Giving Feedback to Superiors-Attending Evaluation.- 12. The Place For Simulation Teaching.- 13. The Role of Continuing Medical Education.- 14. Multidisciplinary Teaching: the Interaction of the Specialties.- 15. Research in Education.- 16. The Place of Global Education in Anesthesia.- 17. Community Outreach.- 18. Substance Abuse Recognition and Prevention through Education.

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