• Dr. Davainis showing residents a procedure
    Dr. Davainis showing residents a procedure

Procedural Training / POCUS

A variety of procedures are regularly performed at Shasta Community Health Center as a part of caring for a diverse underserved population.  Residents are required to participate in a minimum number of key procedures in order to graduate, and may seek additional experience depending on professional interest.

  • Integrative Medicine
  • Casting and Splinting
  • Dermatologic Procedures/Biopsy/Shaving/Excision/Cryotherapy
  • Lump And Bump Excisions
  • Major Joint Injection / Aspiration
  • Laceration Repair
  • Anoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy / Cold Biopsy
  • Colposcopy
  • Cervical Biopsy
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Leep
  • Nexplanon
  • IUD
  • Newborn Circumcision
  • Vasectomy
  • Exercise Treadmill Testing

POCUS

Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is increasingly standard of care in Family Medicine. Our residents have dedicated in-clinic training in bedside ultrasound for OB/GYN, FAST, IVC assessment, thoracic and abdominal assessment.

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