These courses are designed for practicing physician assistants at Brigham and Women's Hospital. These courses focus on procedural skills, communication, high-acuity events and other necessary skills for improving healthcare safety and practice.
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DFCI Physician Assistant Course
During this course, Physician Assistants will review ACLS skills and guidelines and hospital protocols for managing sepsis.
DFCI Physician Assistant Solid Tumor Oncology Acute Care Course
During this course, Physician Assistants will be introduced the management of acutely decompensating patients.
Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Intraosseous Placement Course
During this course, Physician Assistants in the Department of Emergency Medicine will review and practice the process of placing intraosseous access and the clinical practice of the procedure.
Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Course
During this course, Physicians Assistants in the Emergency Department will review protocols and practice ultrasound skills.
Neurosurgery APP Rapid Response Course
This is course reviews common rapid response scenarios that occur on Neurosurgery patient floors.
Neurosurgery Physician Assistant Lumbar Puncture Course
During this course, Physician Assistants in the Department of Neurosurgery will develop and refine lumbar puncture procedure skills.
Orthopaedic Surgery Physician Assistant Surgical Skills Course
During this course, Physicians Assistants will practice orthopedic surgical skills to aide in future cross-coverage among orthopedic sub-specialties.
Physician Assistant Services NGT, ABG, and Peripheral IV Placement Course
Refresher course for peripheral IV insertion, nasogastric tube insertion, and arterial puncture.
Physician Assistant Services Peripheral IV Placement Course
Physician Assistants will learn how to insert peripheral IVs.
Physician Assistant Services Rapid Response Management Hypotension and Hypoxia Course
During this course, participants will discuss medical management of common rapid response scenarios.
Physician Assistant Services Suturing Skills Refresher Course
Refresher course on basic suturing, suture types, and wound closure.
Primary Care Physician Assistant Office Procedures Course
During this course, Physician Assistants will be introduced to common office procedures in Primary Care services.
Radiology Physician Assistant Ultrasound Guided Needle Procedures Course
This course will teach Radiology Physician Assistants the proper technique for ultrasound guided paracentesis and thoracentesis procedures.