Progression through the Fellowship & Fellowship Completion Requirements

Fellows will receive a certificate at the completion of the program. Those also enrolled in the DNAP Completion program will receive their doctoral degree upon successful completion of that program. Please refer to the DNAP Completion handbook for more information regarding graduation requirements.

The following items must be completed to receive a certificate: 

  1. Complete all didactic coursework. 
  2. Attend two on-campus intensives.
  3. Pass a competency-based evaluation with the Director of the Fellowship prior to attending clinical rotations.
  4. Complete two clinical rotations at an ASPMF clinical site with documentation of the following: 
    1. Truncal blocks: 20 cases
    2. Upper extremity blocks: 20 cases
    3. Lower extremity blocks: 20 cases
    4. Competency-based evaluations for each day of clinical rotation attendance
    5. End-of-clinical evaluation for each week of clinical rotation
  5. Maintain an accurate record of clinical procedures through Typhon.
  6. All financial obligations with the MTSA Business Office must be settled.

A Fellow must complete all of the requirements in a semester before he or she is allowed to begin coursework for the following semester. Failure to achieve a passing grade will be addressed through the Progressions Committee at MTSA. During the clinical rotation, failure to demonstrate professionalism, proficiency in regional anesthesia, meet clinical expectations, and/or attend the clinical rotation will be addressed through the Progressions Committee.