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ICU Rotation Objectives and Responsibilities

R1 ICU Responsibilities

  1. The first year resident will spend one block on the ICU team, which consists of 2-3 other medical R1s and a second or third year medical resident.
  2. The R1 will be responsible for following the patients assigned to him/her, writing progress notes, and knowing the results of the daily labs and tests.  The first year resident will also be responsible for doing a complete History and Physical.  The R1 will develop a management plan for all admissions assigned by the supervising second year resident, who will also write a History and Physical.  It is expected that the R1 will round twice a day on each patient and be prepared to present his/her patients at the daily teaching rounds.
  3. There will be one afternoon session per week scheduled in the Family Medicine Center.