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Cardiac Anesthesia

CardiacThis rotation is designed to develop competent, compassionate practitioners of cardiac anesthesia. The rogation generally spans two months, and is for CA-2 or CA-3 residents. In general, residents completing this rotation are expected to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of cardiovascular anesthesia (anesthesia for the patient with cardiovascular disease) and the skills for lifelong continuing education;
  • Technical and monitoring skills necessary to cardiovascular anesthesia practice;
  • Judgement and skills, including planning, necessary to deliver cardiovascular anesthesia;
  • The ability to administer anesthesia for a wide variety of cardiothoracic cases and interest in further learning;
  • An understanding of the major issues in hte perioperative care of the child with congenital heart disease.