EMPED/PEMPED

Location: Providence, RI
Job Code: 106
# of Openings: 3

Description

EMPED – Emergency Medicine Physician Extender Development Program

PEMPED – Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician Extender Development Program

Our Mission

“To provide up to date, problem-based learning in the field of emergency medicine

in a state of the art facility, and to exceed the expected role of an

emergency medicine physician extender.” 

Applications for EMPED will be accepted 10/25/16 through 2/13/17

Applications for PEMPED will be reviewed year round

Program Overview

A 12 month post graduate training program involving University Emergency Medicine Foundation (UEMF) faculty and senior physician extenders to support a comprehensive emergency medicine training program.

The program utilizes four hospitals as sites for orientation, training, and clinical rotations for newly graduated or non-emergency medicine trained physician extenders.  All three sites are affiliated with the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Lifespan, Inc., and are teaching facilities. 

Program Requirements - your application MUST include:

  • Certificate from an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Official Transcripts
  • Current NCCPA certification
  • Rhode Island State licensure/eligible
  • Personal Statement
  • A GPA of 3.0 or greater      
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Interview
  • Three letters of recommendation

Program Content (EMPED)

During the Development year, EMPEDS receive the following training:

  • Five hours of didactic conferences each week with Brown Emergency Medicine Residents.
  • Hands on training in various Emergency Departments, working with appointed faculty.
  • Procedure workshops and lectures provided by senior physicians and appointed faculty.

Rotations

  • ACLS, ATLS
  • Radiology and Ultrasound training
  • Psychiatry
  • Critical Care and Trauma
  • Medical Simulation Center
  • Clinical Decision Unit

Training

  • EKG Interpretation
  • ABG’s and Central Lines
  • Slit Lamp
  • Suturing and I&D
  • GYN and ENT procedures
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Lumbar Punctures

Program Content (PEMPED)

During the Development year, PEMPEDS receive the following training:

  • Five hours of didactic conferences each week with by Brown Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows Conference or Emergency Medicine Residency Conference
  • Hands on training in various Emergency Departments, working with appointed faculty.
  • Procedure workshops and lectures provided by physicians and appointed APP faculty.

Curriculum

  • PALS
  • Radiology and Ultrasound training
  • Child Abuse
  • Pediatric Primary Care
  • Psychiatry
  • Critical Care and Trauma Exposure
  • Medical Simulation Center
  • Pediatric Clinical Decision Unit

Training

  • EKG Interpretation
  • Pediatric Sedation
  • Slit Lamp
  • Suturing and I&D
  • GYN and ENT procedures
  • Lumbar Punctures

 





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