Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship Learning Outcomes

Fellowship objectives and outcomes will be achieved via stepwise progression through curriculum. Fellows will demonstrate advanced competence in providing a wide range of regional anesthesia modalities that use both nerve stimulator and ultrasound guidance. Attainment of the knowledge and skills described in the Fellow Learning Outcomes will be determined from unit, module, and clinical assessment.

By completion of the Fellowship, Fellows will demonstrate knowledge and skills consistent with the Fellow learning outcomes described below:

Fellow Learning Outcome 1:

Formulate a plan to assess, intervene, and evaluate patients who are, or will be, experiencing acute surgical pain.

Fellow Learning Outcome 2:

Incorporate a holistic approach to the advanced physiological, theoretical and psychosocial principles in the management of acute surgical pain.

Fellow Learning Outcome 3:

Utilize current evidence and best practices for the management of acute surgical pain across the lifespan and among variant populations.

Fellow Learning Outcome 4:

Apply pharmacotherapeutic and pharmacodynamic evidence to optimize acute surgical pain management.

Fellow Learning Outcome 5:

Utilize non-allopathic techniques to ameliorate acute surgical pain

Fellow Learning Outcome 6:

Apply complex interventional techniques to mitigate acute surgical pain.

Fellow Learning Outcome 7:

Demonstrate advanced expertise in ultrasonography in the management of acute surgical pain.

Fellow Learning Outcome 8:

Demonstrate expertise in teaching CRNAs in the techniques of managing acute surgical pain.

Fellow Learning Outcome 9:

Create business management strategies to communicate, motivate, and negotiate with decision-makers and other stake-holders within the context of acute surgical pain management.

Fellow Learning Outcome 10:

Utilize ethical principles, professional standards, and legal parameters in the management of acute surgical pain.