Arkansas Children’s Hospital offers ample opportunities to attain an incredible clinical experience and achieve excellence by providing quality healthcare to approximately 500,000 children annually. The Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine administer over 18,000 anesthetics per year.
|Categories||Average per Fellow||Minimum Case Numbers by ACGME|
|Total number of cases administered||>500||240|
|Central venous cannulation||49||6|
|Peripheral nerve blocks||67||11|
|Cardiac-with cardiopulmonary bypass||46||15|
|Cardiac-without cardiopulmonary bypass||23||5|
|Major Ortho surgery||27||5|
The program is of 12-month duration, and is subdivided into 13 four-week blocks.
- General Operating Room:* 6 blocks
- Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia: 3 blocks
- Pediatric Pain: 2 blocks
- Intensive Care Unit: 1 block
- Elective: 1 block
*Fellows rotate to non-operating room anesthesia sites for two weeks and supervise residents and/or CRNAs for three weeks during their general operating room block.
- Pediatric Burn Management
- Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia
- Pediatric Pain
- Ambulatory Surgery
- Cath Lab
- Day Call (in-house): 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on select weekends
- Late Call (pager call from home): For a period of 24 hours
- Index Call (pager call from home): For a period of 24 hours
- Pain Call (pager call from home): On select weekends during Pain rotation
- Night Call (in-house): 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Fellows are not expected to cover any Night Calls for the entire year except: a Friday night before residents’ ITE exam and another Friday night before residents’ research day
45-55 average working hours per week
Each fellow is expected to cover a maximum of two weekends per block (day call and/or late call)
Fellows are not expected to cover any ICU calls