AGPR Rotations

General Anesthesia Rotation: 100 hours

The resident will understand fundamental principles of general anesthesia and gain practical experience in the following areas:

  • Preoperative evaluation
  • Assessment of the effects of behavioral and pharmacologic techniques
  • Venipuncture technique
  • Patient monitoring
  • Airway management and intubation
  • Understanding of the use of pharmacologic agents
  • Prevention and treatment of anesthetic emergencies
  • Assessment of patient recovery from anesthesia

Emergency Department: 100 hours

The resident will gain practical experience in the following areas:

  • Obtaining and interpreting the customer-owner’s chief complaint, medical, and social history, and review of systems.
  • Obtaining and interpreting clinical and other diagnostic data from other health care providers.
  • Using the services of clinical, medical, and pathology laboratories.
  • Learn wound management
  • Evaluation of fractures

Medical Rotations: 150 hours

The resident will receive training and be able to demonstrate skill in the following areas:

  • Taking, recording, and interpreting a complete medical history
  • Understanding the indications of and interpretations of laboratory studies and other techniques used in the diagnosis of oral and systemic diseases
  • Understanding the relationship between oral health care and systemic diseases
  • Interpreting the physical evaluation performed by a physician with an understanding of how it impacts on proposed dental treatment

Cleft Lip and Palate Program: 160 hours

Alaska’s Cleft Lip and Palate Program is the first state endorsed cleft lip and palate program in Alaska. SCF’s team includes an audiologist, speech language pathologists, behavioral health consultant, nutritionist, pediatrician, pediatric dentist, oral surgeons, plastic surgeons, orthodontists, along with a parent navigator to help guide the families, and ear, nose, and throat specialist