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Rotational objectives R4 year

PGY4 at the MGH - The Expert Role specific objectives

General Skills
•    Understands medical literature its limitations and can argue based on the published literature
•    Participate in the post-operative ward and office management of patients who have undergone major head and neck ablative and Reconstructive surgery
•    Demonstrate a sophisticated approach to imaging studies including independent interpretation of findings
•    Perform fine needle aspiration of neck lesions
•    Biopsy nasal or oral cavity lesions
•    Insert or change a tracheoesophageal puncture prosthesis

PGY4 at the RVH - The Expert Role specific objectives

General Skills
•    Understands medical literature its limitations and can argue based on the published literature
•    Participate in the post-operative ward and office management of patients who have undergone major head and neck ablative and Reconstructive surgery
•    Demonstrate a sophisticated approach to imaging studies including independent interpretation of findings
•    Perform fine needle aspiration of neck lesions
•    Biopsy nasal or oral cavity lesions
•    Insert or change a tracheoesophageal puncture prosthesis

PGY4 at the JGH- The Expert Role specific objectives

General Skills
•    Participate in the post-operative ward and office management of patients who have undergone major head and neck ablative and Reconstructive surgery
•    Demonstrate a sophisticated approach to imaging studies including independent interpretation of findings
•    Perform fine needle aspiration of neck lesions
•    Biopsy nasal or oral cavity lesions
•    Insert or change a tracheoesophageal puncture prosthesis
•    Pack a pharyngocutaneous fistula and provide ongoing wound care/debridement

PGY4 - THIRD YEAR OF RESIDENCY TRAINING IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY- HEAD AND NECK SURGERY

•    Adult hospital rotations of total of 9 months rotation (JGH, MGH, RVH)
•    Duration: During the Second Half of PGY4 (Jan 1- June 30), two rotations of 3 months
  In addition to one rotation of 3 months during the enrichment year as PGY4
•    The PGY4 residents will be expected to use their knowledge of the basic sciences to gradually expand their clinical repertoire and clinical problem solving skills.