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AAPA Rotation Crash Course

The AAPA Rotation Crash Course is a popular podcast designed to help you be a star student on the first day of each rotation. Get the free show notes, with bonus tables and study aids, at www.hippoeducation.com/rcc.Hippo Education’s PA faculty have not only been in your shoes, but have decades of experience precepting students. For each rotation, we reveal the common mistakes you must avoid and pro tips you must know to not only impress your preceptors, but more importantly to take exceptional care of your patients.We know the weekend between rotations is stressful and that a year full of “first days” can be exhausting. Don’t just survive your rotations, but thrive with us!

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Introduction

Welcome to the PA Rotation Crash Course brought to you by Hippo Education and AAPA. In this introduction, Katie and Vicky will lay out the course structure while sharing about their own PA clinical rotation experiences. Donuts anyone? Remember to get the free show notes for each rotation, with bonus tables and study aids, at www.hippoeducation.com/rcc.

11mins

14 Apr 2021

Rank #1

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Emergency Medicine: What Makes This Rotation Unique?

Get the free show notes at www.hippoeducation.com/rcc. Join Katie and Vicky in this section discussing the ER mindset and walking you through a patient encounter so you can be prepared to shine on day 1.

23mins

13 Apr 2021

Rank #2

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Emergency Medicine: Common Diagnoses and Procedures (Part 1)

Let’s discuss lacerations and wound care. When do you use glue? When do you use sutures? Who needs antibiotics? We will cover it all. Remember to get the free show notes for each rotation, with bonus tables and study aids, at www.hippoeducation.com/rcc.

20mins

12 Apr 2021

Rank #3

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Emergency Medicine: Common Diagnoses and Procedures (Part 2)

Does your next patient have a broken bone? We’ll teach you the history and physical exam needed for every suspected fracture, as well as 4 fractures you don't want to miss.  Avoid common pitfalls by learning from their mistakes. Remember to get the free show notes for each rotation, with bonus tables and study aids, at www.hippoeducation.com/rcc.

16mins

11 Apr 2021

Rank #4

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Emergency Medicine: Common Diagnoses and Procedures (Part 3)

Nebulous chief complaints are common in the ER.  Katie and Vicky outline a roadmap for tackling chest pain and abdominal pain so you can be sure you don't miss a "can't miss" diagnosis. Remember to get the free show notes for each rotation, with bonus tables and study aids, at www.hippoeducation.com/rcc.

31mins

10 Apr 2021

Rank #5

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Emergency Medicine: Survival Tips

As we wrap up this rotation, Katie and Vicky share their best tips and tricks so you can not only survive but thrive during your emergency medicine rotation. Remember to get the free show notes for each rotation, with bonus tables and study aids, at www.hippoeducation.com/rcc.

8mins

9 Apr 2021

Rank #6

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Inpatient Internal Medicine: What Makes This Rotation Unique?

Get the free show notes at www.hippoeducation.com/rcc. Does rounding and oral patient presentations have you anxious? Join Katie and Vicky as they break down all the unique aspects of your inpatient internal medicine rotation to get you ready for your first day.

28mins

8 Apr 2021

Rank #7

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Inpatient Internal Medicine: Common Diagnoses and Procedures (Part 1)

Let’s discuss the, at times, confusing acronyms for heart failure and learn a great mnemonic to help you remember treatment for an acute exacerbation. Remember to get the free show notes for each rotation, with bonus tables and study aids, at www.hippoeducation.com/rcc.

18mins

7 Apr 2021

Rank #8

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Inpatient Internal Medicine: Common Diagnoses and Procedures (Part 2)

Pneumonia is one of the most common diagnoses seen during every inpatient internal medicine rotation. We walk you from admission to discharge, stopping along the way to discuss common bacterial culprits and the range of treatment options. Remember to get the free show notes for each rotation, with bonus tables and study aids, at www.hippoeducation.com/rcc. 

9mins

6 Apr 2021

Rank #9

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Inpatient Internal Medicine: Common Diagnoses and Procedures (Part 3)

Welcome to the confusing world of fluid management. Who needs hypotonic? Who needs isotonic? Katie and Vicky have got you covered and break it all down for you including use of Katie's high school Latin. Remember to get the free show notes for each rotation, with bonus tables and study aids, at www.hippoeducation.com/rcc.

13mins

5 Apr 2021

Rank #10