Students observe and take part in the operating room practice at Mayo Clinic Scottsdale and Mayo Clinic Hospital under the supervision of a Mayo consultant.
- Observe most aspects of anesthesia practice, including preoperative assessment, anesthesia administration and postoperative visits.
- Become familiar with all types of anesthesia, including cardiac, neurosurgical and outpatient anesthesia.
- Observe demonstrations of techniques for general and regional anesthesia.
Students are assigned daily to a particular list of cases supervised by a resident or CRNA and anesthesiologist. Students are expected to attend all teaching conferences and to participate as appropriate. They are given the opportunity (as much as possible) to assist in the administration of anesthesia. Students are welcome to attend emergency cases at night and on weekends. Several reading assignments also are required.
Method of evaluation
A performance review is provided.