Pediatric Anesthesiology

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Department: PEDIATRICS
Rotation Title: Pediatric Anesthesiology
Faculty: Adolph J. Koska, III, MD, PhD
Location: Driscoll Children's Hospital
Duration: 4 Weeks
Number of Students: 1, per 4 week rotation
When Offered: All Year
Rotation Hours: 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Information must be submitted to Medical Student Coordinator. For more information call (361) 694-4069. Physician Preceptor will give approval for rotation.

Goals-The faculty will strive to:

  • Basic airway management skills
  • Basic IV access skills
  • Basic pain management
  • Basic sedation skills
  • Basic monitoring vital sign skills

Objectives-At the end of the rotation, the student will be able to:

  • Bag mask ventilate
  • Intubate endotracheal routine cases
  • Start simple peripheral IVs
  • Take basic vital signs

Learning Activities:

  • One-on-one teaching in OR with Attending Anesthesiologist

Learning Resources:

  • OR
  • Anesthesiology Library
  • Staff Development - Mowakins


  • Clinical Evaluation Form (100%) to be completed by the physician preceptor with whom the student has worked.

Contact Information

For Medical Student Program information please email: Dedie Rosales, Medical Student Coordinator at

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