Procedure Requirements

Procedure Requirements – All Residents (Peds) must be certified as competent within MedHub* by a Faculty Attending no later than the 2nd Quarterly Deadline of his/her final year

Per ACGME, Residents must be able to competently perform all medical, diagnostic and surgical procedures considered essential for the area of practice.  Residents must be able to competently perform procedures used by a pediatrician in general practice, including being able to describe the steps in the procedure, indications, contraindications, complications, pain management, post-procedure care, and interpretation of applicable results in the following:

  • Bag-mask ventilation
  • Bladder Catheterization
  • Giving Immunizations
  • Incision and Drainage of Abscess
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Neonatal Endotracheal Intubation
  • Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Placement
  • Reduction of Simple Dislocation
  • Simple Laceration Repair
  • Simple Removal of Foreign Body
  • Temporary Splinting of Fracture
  • Umbilical Catheter Placement
  • Venipuncture

 

*Please note, in order to be successfully certified you must identify a faculty supervisor who must then log into MedHub and complete the following steps:  1.  Verify that they were present during the procedure in questions; 2. Complete the Procedure Evaluation and certify that you are competent to perform said procedure independently.  You are responsible for ensuring that both steps are completed.