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  • Procedures are an important part of Family Medicine.
  • Residents are encouraged to do procedures throughout their clinical training.
  • Most preceptors will allow residents to do procedures including intubations, placing central lines, joint injections, suturing and much more.
  • Residents are required to become competent in the following procedures by graduation.
Procedure List:
  • Cryosurgery
  • EKG Interpretation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Eye Fluorescein Exam
  • I&D of Abscess
  • Immobilization and Stabilization of Orthopedic Injuries
  • Injection and Aspiration of Joints
  • Injection of Tendons, Ligaments and Muscles
  • Pap Smear
  • Simple Laceration Repair with Sutures
  • Skin Biopsies – Punch, Excisional and Shave
  • Toenail and Foreign Body Removal
  • Wet Mount
  • Artificial Rupture of Membranes
  • Fetal Scalp Electrode Placement
  • Intrauterine Pressure Catheter Placement
  • Tympanometry
  • Colposcopy
  • Circumcision (Conscientious objection policy applies)
  • Non-stress Test
  • Spirometry Interpretation
  • UA with Microscopy
  • C/S First Assist
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