Emergency Medicine

Residency e-Learning

Welcome to your rotation in the Stanford Emergency Department!

This educational website provides key content to optimize your educational experience and enhance your effectiveness as members of the ED team. Please click on the "Instructions" link in the sidebar to the left. When you're ready to get started, just click on the "E-Learning Modules and Literature" link. Enjoy!

Table of Contents:

Of note, the starred (*) items were areas of particularly strong interest and should be reviewed first.

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Orientation to the Stanford ED: Nuts and Bolts

  • Orientation slide-show
  • Survival Guide

Module 1: Emergency Procedures

Module 1, Part 1:

  • Intubation/airway management*
  • Emergency ultrasound* (including FAST, RUSH, US-guided venous access)
Module 1, Part 2:
  • Central line access/sepsis management*
  • Suturing/wound management*

Module 1, Part 3:
  • ABG/arterial lines
  • Chest tubes

Module 2: Emergency Stabilization & High-Risk Chief Complaints

  • Medical codes/resuscitation*
  • Trauma codes/resuscitation*
  • ED approach to chest pain*
  • ED approach to abdominal pain*
  • ED approach to dyspnea*

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Module 3: Additional Emergency Medicine Key Content

  • ED management/efficiency/ workflow*
  • Ob/gyn emergencies (1st trimester)*
  • Orthopedic injuries*
  • Syncope
  • Pediatric EM (pediatric fever and pediatric orthopedics)
  • Stroke/neurologic emergencies
  • ENT emergencies
  • Eye emergencies
  • Pain management

Module 4: ED Test Interpretation Skills

  • EKG interpretation
  • ABG interpretation
  • Emergency radiology
  • Rational test-ordering

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