Procedure Requirements

Procedure Requirements – All Residents (Peds) must be verified 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