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Advanced Practice Provider Critical Care fellowship

Critical Care Fellowship

The Advanced Practice Provider Critical Care fellowship is a one-year, multidisciplinary postgraduate program for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants that combines medical and surgical clinical care. Rotations include:

Medical Intensive Care Unit
Surgical and Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit
Medical Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
Surgica Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
6 weeks of electives
Ultrasound workshop

Procedures covered during your training as part of a multidisciplinary critical care team typically include:

Central line insertion
Arterial line insertion
Endotracheal intubation
Bedside ultrasound for hemodynamic assessment
Bronchoscopy for airway evaluation
Chest tube insertion

APP fellows work with the critical care physician teams at the University of Iowa and receive instruction alongside physician critical care fellows in the medical, surgical and anesthesia programs. Educational opportunities include patient rounding, educational lectures, workshops, and critical care-specific certificate courses.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2021-2022 academic year. Please send your CV and a personal statement that includes a summary of your training background and a brief description of why you want to pursue the fellowship to Staci Vaske, PA-C.


Tuesday, November 19, 2019